Tomato Onion Raita Video by Tarla Dalal

Tomato Onion Raita Video by Tarla Dalal

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One of the most popular raitas in both North and South India, the Tomato Onion Raita combines the tangy taste of tomatoes with the sharp taste and juicy crunch of onions, to make a fabulous raita. A dash of cumin seeds powder, some green chillies and a garnish of coriander go a long way in making this raita totally irresistible. The South Indian variant includes a tempering of mustard seeds and red chillies, for a bit more spice! Enjoy this flavoursome raita with your favourite pulao, paratha or khichdi.

Recipe Description for Tomato Onion Raita, Onion Tomato Raita

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Makes 4 servings
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For Tomato Onion Raita
3/4 cup chopped tomatoes
1 cup chopped onions
1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
2 cups whisked curds (dahi)
salt to taste
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)


For tomato onion raita

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  2. Add the curds, salt and coriander and mix well.
  3. Refrigerate the {span class="bold1"}tomato onion raita{/span} for at least 1 hour and serve chilled.


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