Sunday, September 1

Apple Pomegranate Raita

Raita, I suppose is an intelligent preparation invented for making the simple curd more appetizing to include with spice rich foods for offsetting the acidity that they cause. By adding cooling ingredients like cucumber or onion we are just attempting to make the soothing dish as a cooling dish as well. Apple and pomegranate is another stunning combination to make raita outlandish. I even felt minus the salt & chili, one can have it as a lovely healthy dessert.


Serves:  2

Preparation Time:   10 minutes

Cooking Time:  NA

Ingredients:

1.      Pomegranate beads – 1 cup
2.    Apple – 1
3.    Green chili - 1
4.    Coriander leaves – 2 tbsp chopped
5.     Yoghurt/ Curds– 2 cups
6.    Salt to taste
7.     Sugar – 1 tsp

Method:

Step 1: Take youghurt/ curds, add salt & sugar to it and whisk well.

Step 2: Peel and chop the apple into small pieces and mix it youghurt immediately to avoid browning.

Step 3: Add the pomegranate beads and refrigerate it.


Step 4: Garnish with chopped coriander and serve with pulao or parathas.


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