How to make Bathue Ka Raita -

A raita preparation with coarsley grind bathua leaves and yogurt served chilled garnished with red chilli powder and roasted cumin seeds.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Bathua bunch, Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Raitas

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Bathue Ka Raita

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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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bathue Ka Raita Recipe

  • Bathua bunch 1 Big

  • Yogurt 2 teaspoons

  • Yogurt 2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Clean and wash bathua leaves thoroughly. Blanch them in two cups of water for two to three minutes. Drain, cool and grind coarsely. Dry roast cumin seeds and grind to a fine powder.

Step 2

Whisk yogurt with salt, pepper powder, half the roasted cumin seed powder and half the red chilli powder. Add the ground bathua and mix well.

Step 3

Transfer into a serving dish, garnish with the remaining roasted cumin seed powder and red chilli powder and serve chilled.

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