Flax Seed Raita (Omega -- 3 Fatty Acids and Calcium Rich) Video by Tarla Dalal

Flax Seed Raita (Omega -- 3 Fatty Acids and Calcium Rich) Video by Tarla Dalal

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Flax seeds are one of the richest sources of omega 3 fatty acids, typically found in non-vegetarian dishes. Omega 3 fatty acids are a must in the vegetarian diet to build immunity, prevent LDL oxidation and heart ailments. This raita uses ground flax seeds for a delicious dish that your family will relish. Enjoy.

Recipe Description for Flax Seed Raita ( Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Calcium Rich Recipe )

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Makes 4 servings
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For Flax Seed Raita
1 cup thickly grated bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki)
1 cup fresh beaten low fat curds (dahi)
1/2 cup finely chopped mint leaves (phudina) leaves
1/4 tsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera)
1/4 tsp black salt (sanchal)
1/2 tsp sugar
1 1/2 tbsp roasted and coarsely ground flax seeds
salt to taste


For flax seed raita

  1. Combine the bottle gourd with ¼ cup of water in a deep pan and mix well. Cover and cook on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes or till all the water evaporates. Keep aside to cool.
  2. Combine all the ingredients, including the cooked bottle gourd in a deep bowl and mix well.
  3. Refrigerate the {span class="bold1"}flax seed raita{/span} for at least 1 hour.
  4. Serve the {span class="bold1"}flax seed raita{/span} chilled.

Handy tip:

  1. Blend 1½ tbsp of flax seeds in a mixer to get 2 tbsp of flax seeds powder.
Nutrient values per serving

32 kcal
2.3 gm
4.5 gm
0.6 gm
90.4 mg
RECIPE SOURCE : Top 10 Healthy FoodsBuy this cookbook


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