How to make Anar Raita - SK Khazana -

Fresh pomegranate pearls mixed with yogurt and some aromatics

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Small pomegranate, Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Raitas

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Anar Raita - SK Khazana

Anar Raita - SK Khazana Recipe Card

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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.    

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Anar Raita - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Small pomegranate pearls removed 1

  • Yogurt 2 cups

  • Cumin seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 pinch + to sprinkle

  • Black salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Heat a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and dry roast till they turn dark and fragrant. Transfer into a mortal and crush lightly with a pestle.

Step 2

Take most of the pomegranate pearls in a mixing bowl, add yogurt, coriander leaves, chilli powder, black salt and most of the crushed cumin seeds. Mix well. Refrigerate till serving.

Step 3

Serve chilled garnished with remaining pomegranate pearls and sprinkle remaining crushed cumin seeds and chilli powder.

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