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South Indian raita recipe

Japleen Kaur

Recipe by Japleen Kaur

South Indian raita recipe

Cooking Time

5 minutes

Total Time

5 minutes

Ingredients
  • Cumin – 1tsp
  • Ice Cubes - few
  • Mustard seeds – 1tsp
  • Oil – 1tbsp
  • Dry red chili – 1no
  • Ginger chopped – ½ tsp
  • Green chili chopped – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Curd – 1cup
  • Salt – to taste
  • 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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    Disclaimer

    Please make sure to consume the South Indian raita recipe under the guidance of a dietitian/nutritionist.

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