Tamarind Raita

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Total Time:
2-4 hours
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

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

How to Make Tamarind Raita

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

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