Imli Raita

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 50 g - tamarind
  • 1/2 cup -grated jaggery
  • 2 gharis
  • 1 tbsp - coriander finely chopped
  • 1 tsp - ghee
  • 1/2 tsp - each cumin & mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - black salt, powdered
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 2-3 pinches asafoetida

How to Make Imli Raita

  • Soak tamarind in a litre of water for an hour.
  • Add jaggery and mix well till dissolved.
  • Strain, taking care not to pour in the sandy sediment.
  • Break ghari into small pieces, add to tamarind water.
  • Add all other ingredients, except cumin and mustard seeds, ghee and asafoetida.
  • To season, heat ghee in a small saucepan.
  • Add cumin and mustard seeds and asafoetida, allow to splutter.
  • Pour over raita and cover immediately.
  • Allow to cool, open and mix well.
  • Chill for an hour before serving.