Ghari Raita

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • For ghari:
  • 2 tbsp - gram flour
  • 1/2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 pinches soda-bicarb
  • 1 tsp - oil
  • For raita:
  • 2 cups - fresh curd
  • 1 cup - milk
  • 1/2 tsp - each cumin & mustard seeds
  • 2-3 pinches asafoetida
  • 1 tsp - oil
  • 1/2 tbsp - coriander, chopped fine
  • 1/2 tsp -red chilli powder
  • salt to taste

How to Make Ghari Raita

  • For ghari:
  • Mix all the ingredients and add water to make a thick batter (like dosa).
  • Heat a non-stick tawa or griddle, put a ladleful of batter in centre.
  • Spread into a thin circle, like a dosa.
  • Cook till browned, flip with a spatula and cook the other side.
  • Remove and keep aside. Repeat with remaining batter.
  • For raita:
  • Beat milk and curd together till smooth.
  • Break ghari into small pieces, add to curd.
  • Add salt, chilli powder, coriander, and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a tiny pan, add mustard, cumin seeds, asafoetida, and allow to splutter.
  • Carefully add to the raita and cover immediately.
  • Allow the spluttering to stop.
  • Mix well and chill for an hour before serving.