Palak Raita | Spinach Raita

Spinach Raita is a refreshing and cooling Yogurt dip that is a must when serving with spicy Biriyani or Side dish.  Raita or Pachadi (as we call it in Tamil) is a cooling and refreshing yogurt based side dish /

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Cucumber Peanut Raita

A chilling and refreshing raita / Yogurt dip made with cucumber with a little bit of peanut to give it a texture. Raita is a very common recipe that I make often at home and cucumber raita is the most

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Aloo Raita / Potato Raita

I am not sure why and how I missed out on making such a simple and delicious Aloo Raita / Potato Raita. When browsing through recipes to make for the Haryana Thali, I came across this Aloo Raita / Potato

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Dahi Baingana – Fried Eggplant in Yogurt Sauce

  Dahi Baingana is a very delicious Orissa recipe that is made during their feasts. I was researching on few different recipes with eggplant and that is when I came to the Wiki page about this recipe. There were many

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Thakkali Pachadi – Tomato Pachadi – Tomato Raita

  I love how a complete meal, be it South Indian or North Indian always has a pachadi/raita in it. When eating a large meal, the yogurt in the pachadi does have a very soothing effect on the tummy. It

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Thayir Pachadi (Without vegetables) – Plain Raita

  This is a quick thayir pachadi/raita that is made without any vegetable. I have often eaten this pachadi in the weddings and love it with sambhar rice and rasam rice. Also I like to dip my vadai into this

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Mango Pachadi / Sweet Mango Chutney (made with raw mangoes)

For this week’s Blogging Marathon, I chose to work with the topic, cooking from a cookbook. There is a little twist to the theme though. Srivalli has given us a choice of few ingredients out of which we have to

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