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Saturday, 28 May 2016

Pomegranate Raita Recipe

Pomegranate raita is a refreshing and colorful yogurt dish. A sweet raita recipe which can be paired with a spicy Indian meal. The Pomegranate arils (anardana) are added to the yogurt and spiced up with roasted cumin powder and chat masala. The recipe is very simple and this raita can be made within no time. 

  • 2 Cup chilled yogurt
  • 1 cup fresh Pomegranate arils/seeds (anardana)
  • 1/2 tsp roasted Cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp chaat masala
  • 1 tbsp Sugar or as required
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp finely chopped fresh Coriander leaves for garnishing
  1. Whisk the chilled yogurt until smooth.

  2.  Add the roasted Cumin powder , chaat masala , sugar and salt . Mix well and stir the yogurt until sugar dissolves.

   3. Add the Pomegranate arils reserving a few for garnishing. Mix well. 

  4. Refrigerate the raita until ready to serve. Garnish with chopped Coriander leaves and reserved Pomegranate arils and serve the sweet and refreshing raita and enjoy with your loved ones !

  • Black pepper powder and red chilly powder also may be used to spice up this raita .
  • Mint leaves may replace the coriander leaves.
  • Use chilled and thick yogurt for this recipe. If the yogurt is very thin , you may tie it in a muslin cloth , for 1-2 hours and use the curd in the recipe.
  • To use this raita as fast (vrat) food, use rock salt instead of black or normal salt. 
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1 comment :

  1. Wow mouthwatering and very tasty looking recipe. I will definitely try this at home. Have you tried Pakistani Cooking Recipes I love all Pakistani Recipes and mostly the appetizers by zarnak sidhwa recipes