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Kheere Ka Rai wala RaitaKheere Ka Rai wala Raita:

Kheere ka rai wala raita is one of the most popular dishes in Uttarakhand. In this cucumber raita, mustard powder and green chilli are most important components, which give it a savoury taste. This Raita is traditionally served with Aloo ke gutke and pouri in Uttrakhand, but you can serve it with any kind of Indian meal.

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Kheere Ka Rai wala Raita recipe:

Main Ingredients: cucumber, yellow mustard and yoghurt
Recipe Type: Raita
Cuisine: Uttarakhand
Level of Cooking: Easy
Author: Swati Paathak

Kheere Ka Rai wala Raita
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Serves: 3
  • 2 cups yoghurt(Dahi)
  • 1 medium cucumber (Kheera)
  • 1 tablespoon small size yellow mustard Powder
  • 1 green chilli chopped
  • 1-2 tablespoon coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder(optional)
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  1. Grind the mustard seeds with little water in a stone mortar and pestle and keep aside or make a fine powder of mustard seeds.
  2. Wash, peel and grate the cucumber.
  3. Squeeze out all the water from the grated cucumber and keep it aside in a bowl.
  4. In another bowl beat the yoghurt to get a smooth consistency.
  5. Add grated cucumber in beaten yoghurt and mix well.
  6. Add salt, turmeric powder, mustard seed paste or mustard powder, green chilli and Stir to combine.
  7. Keep it aside for at least 30 min at room temperature for the tangy taste.
  8. Garnish the raita with the coriander leaves.
Serve this raita with any type of meal it goes well with aloo and puri.

Kheere Ka Rai wala Raita recipe(step by step with photo)

Kheere Ka Rai wala RaitaWashed, peeled, grated and squeezed cucumber.Kheere Ka Rai wala RaitaBeat the yoghurt to get a smooth consistency.Kheere Ka Rai wala RaitaAdd all the ingredients cucumber, salt, turmeric, mustard powder or mustard paste, green chilli and coriander leaves in the beaten curd.

Kheere Ka Rai wala RaitaMix all the ingredients in a bowl and whisk well.
Kheere Ka Rai wala Raita

serve after 30 minutes.


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