How to make Haldi aur Pyaz ka Raita -

Don’t get misled by its simplicity – the taste is totally divine

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Tata Sampann Turmeric Powder, Medium onion

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Raitas

Haldi aur Pyaz ka Raita

Haldi aur Pyaz ka Raita Recipe Card


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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Haldi aur Pyaz ka Raita Recipe

  • Tata Sampann Turmeric Powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Medium onion 1

  • Yogurt 1 1/2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ghee 1/2 tablespoon

  • Garlic sliced 4-5 cloves

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Roasted cumin powder to garnish

  • Fresh coriander sprig to garnish


Step 1

Take yogurt in a bowl. Chop onion and add it to the yogurt. Add salt and red chilli powder and mix well.

Step 2

For the tempering, heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add garlic and cumin seeds, saute till light golden brown.

Step 3

Add Tata Sampann Turmeric Powder, mix well and saute for ½ minute. Add the tempering to the yogurt mixture and mix well.

Step 4

Transfer into a serving bowl, sprinkle roasted cumin powder, garnish with coriander sprig and serve.

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