South Indian raita recipe

Japleen Kaur
Japleen Kaur
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How to make it

The simplicity of this South Indian raita recipe is in its healthy ingredients and also the weight loss properties it has.

South Indian raita recipe
  • Begin by mixing the salt into the curd.
  • Heat oil on a pan over medium flame and add in the mustard seeds, cumin, and red chilies.
  • Fry this for about 1 min or until the mustard seeds begin to splutter.
  • Then add in the green chillis, ginger, and curry leaf. Fry this for about 30 sec and add into the curd.
  • Now keep stirring it if for 1 minute.
  • (you can also add ice cubes if you don’t want to stir)
  • Then, transfer into the serving container and garnish with a sprig of curry leaf and fried red chili.

Health benefits of South Indian Raita

  • Curd has good bacteria present in it which thus helps in creating a good gut microbiome.
  • Also, the curd is a great immunity booster.
  • Moreover, it keeps the cholesterol levels maintained and our heart healthy.
  • Generally perceived as a health-benefiting spice, mustard seeds are rich in phytonutrients, minerals, vitamins, and anti-oxidants.
  • Cumin appears to have the ability to keep cancer cells from multiplying.
  • Green chili is a rich source of vitamin C and, eating it helps keep your skin healthy and glowing.
  • Also, ginger helps lower down the blood sugar levels and also improve various heart disease risk factors in people with type 2 diabetes.

Nutritional Value

South Indian raita recipe

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