With the onset of summer comes the need for tasty, easy and light dishes!
Presenting our summer staple: raw mango and pomegranate raita!
It’s really easy to assemble and tastes great with just about anything: roti sabzi, kadhi chawal, chole bhature, biryani and more.
|Preparation Time||5 minutes|
Ingredients for the Raw Mango & Pomegranate Raita
(1 cup=200 ml, 1 tbsp=15 ml)
|2 cups||Beaten yogurt|
|¾th cup||Grated raw mango|
|¾th cup||Pomegranate kernels|
|2 – 3||Green chilies finely chopped|
|Salt to taste|
|Roasted cumin powder to taste|
|Red chili powder to taste|
|A handful of||Mint leaves|
Instructions for the Raita
|1.||Mix all ingredients for the raita and keep in the refrigerator to chill for an hour or two. Serve chilled.|
The acidity (sourness) of the raw mango is beautifully balanced with the sweetness of pomegranate kernels. Ensure to choose dark red sweet pomegranates for this recipe.
I have skipped sugar deliberately from this raita; however, feel free to add ½ tsp in case you prefer it sweeter.