Beetroot Cucumber and Tomato Raita



Beetroot Cucumber and Tomato Raita
 
Beetroot Cucumber and Tomato Raita is a a very rich and tempering raita, rich in tastes, This is a pink coloured raita, a bit spicy and sweet. Try it.
 
 
Recipe Type: Curd
Cuisine: American 
Preperation Time:  15 mins 
Cooking Time: 1 mins 
Total Time:  16 mins
Serving: 4
 
Ingredients
 
1/4 cup boiled , peeled and chopped beetroot
1/2 cup chopped cucumber
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1 1/2 cups whisked fresh curds (dahi)
salt to taste
2 tsp powdered sugar
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
3 tbsp roughly chopped peanuts
1/4 cup freshly grated coconut
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
 
Instructions
 
Combine the beetroot, cucumber, tomatoes, curds, salt, sugar and green chilies in a deep bowl, mix well and keep aside.
 
Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
 
When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 15 seconds.
 
Pour this tempering over the raita and mix well.
 
Add the peanuts, coconut and coriander and mix well.
 
Refrigerate for at least an hour.
 
Serve chilled.



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