Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Lauki ka raita/ Lau Raita

1 cup of grated lauki/ lau
1 cup curd
½ teaspoon Black salt
Salt to taste

oil 2tblsp
3-4 dried red chilies
1teaspoon mustard, cumin seeds
handful of curry leaves
roasted cumin powder 1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp red chilly powder
1/2 tsp black pepper powder
pinch of sugar
1/2 cup onion chopped/ sliced
2 garlic cloves minced


Add oil in a kadai.& heat oil. Put the grated Lauki in kadai. Stir  it  for 3-5 minutes till the lauki becomes soft nd dry.Cool it in room tempreture.
Whisk  curd by adding salt , black pepper, black salt, sugar & roasted cumin powder. Then put the cooked lauki into curd . mix well.

Heat 1tblsp of oil in a tadka pan. Add Red chillies, mustard, cumin seeds and curry leaves.
When the seeds start cracking , Add minced garlics & sliced onions.Stir for 1min till onions become translucent. Add the red chilly powder & immediately pour the seasoning to the curd mix.
Mix properly. serve with hot rice/ pullav.

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Prathima Rao said...

Nice, refreshing raita...
Prathima Rao
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