Friday, March 5, 2010

Boondi Raita


Boondi, boondhi is a Indian snack. To prepare boondi, Gram flour batter is made into small balls using a

ladle with holes. These balls are then deep fried in oil.

Don’t worry, pretty much all that grease we will squeeze out by soaking them in water, so add calcium

rich yogurt and enjoy this dish with spiced rice or spiced quinoa. I am sure you will not stop with a single



Chilled Plain Yogurt - 2 cups

Boondi - 1 cup

Black pepper - 1/2 tsp

Jeera powder - 1/2 tsp

Warm Water

Salt to taste


1) Place the boondi in a bowl and pour warm water and leave for a minute, now gently squeeze out

water and place the boondi in another bowl.

2) To this squeezed out boondi, add yogurt, salt, black pepper and jeera powder.

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3) Garnish with cilantro(optional) and serve with rice.


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