1 May 2014

Mint-Basil Raita

A Refreshing raita (yoghurt sauce) made with mint, coriander and tulsi (Holy Basil). This serves as a superb accompaniment for Indian breads or rice preparations; can also be used as a dip or sauce.

                                                         MINT-BASIL RAITA

Ingredients : 

Whipped Curd - 1 cup
Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup
Pudina leaves - 1/2 cup
Tulsi Leaves - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil, Mustard seeds for tempering

Method :

1. Blend together all the above ingredients except oil and mustard seeds

2. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds (1/2 tsp) and let crackle. Pour over the raita and mix well.

3. Sprinkle red chilli powder and garnish with mint and basil leaves.Serve chilled.


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