How to make Boorani Raita - Garlic flavoured cucumber raita.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Cucumber (खीरा), Thick Yogurt (गाढ़ी दही)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Raitas

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Boorani Raita

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Boorani Raita checkout Vellarikai Pachidi , Cucumber Raita with Flax Seeds. You can also find more Raitas recipes like Hariyali Raita, Cucumber And Raisin Raita, Palak Raita , Phalon Ka Raita.

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Boorani Raita

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Boorani Raita Recipe

  • Cucumber peeled and grated 2 medium

  • Thick Yogurt 2 cups

  • Oil 1 teaspoon

  • Walnuts broken 15-20

  • Black raisins 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnish


Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick pan. Add walnuts and sultanas and sauté. Mix together cucumbers and yogurt in a bowl.

Step 2

Then add walnuts, sultanas, garlic paste and salt and mix well.

Step 3

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve chilled.

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