Monday, June 11, 2012

Onion Raita - Side dish for Roti

Onion Raita is a popular side dish for Roti / Indian flatbread. It consists of chopped raw red onions in a seasoned yogurt sauce .It can be used as a dip for all chips and other crunchy snacks.

Do you know that raw onions in yogurt has a very cooling effect on your body ?. It is a home remedy for stomach pain or other stomach related issues.Besides it is yummy and nutritious and you can eat it very often.

On a hot sunny day, it is best to have onion raita with flatbread for dinner.

Ingredients for Onion Raita

1 large onion preferably red onions

1 small cup of thick plain yogurt

4 -5 leaves of cilantro

A pinch of salt

A pinch of cumin powder

A small pinch of red chili powder / cayenne pepper


Chop the onion into very small pieces.

In a bowl add the yogurt ,onions, salt, chili powder, cumin powder and mix well.

Top it with finely minced cilantro.

Serve chilled.

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