Corn And Boondi Raita

Innovative raita with sweet corn and boondi – a perfect accompaniment!

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Corn And Boondi Raita

Corn And Boondi Raita

Main Ingredients Sweet Corn, Boondi
Cuisine Indian
Course Raitas
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg


  • 1 tin sweet corn
  • 1/2 cup + for garnish boondi
  • 2 cups yogurt chilled
  • 1/4 cup fresh coriander leaves
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1 green chilli
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder roasted
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon black salt (kala namak)
  • A pinch red chilli powder


  1. Grind coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chilli and 2 tbsps yogurt to a fine paste. Mix this with the remaining yogurt well.
  2. Add salt, roasted cumin powder, sugar and black salt and mix well.
  3. Place a muslin cloth over a clean bowl, pour the yogurt into it and squeeze tightly to get a smooth mixture.
  4. Drain sweet corn from the tin and rinse in fresh water.
  5. Drain well again and add to the spiced yogurt and mix well.
  6. Just before serving add boondi, mix and serve immediately garnished with a little boondi and sprinkled with a little red chilli powder.