Recipe Cooked, Photographed and Written by Praveena
PrepTime:2 min MakeTime:1 min Cuisine:Indian
Raita, is an Indian version of yogurt dip. It can be made with many variations by adding different veggies & spices either raw or cooked.
Carrot Raita is the easiest of all the raitas I could think of at any moment. Just grate, add and mix…its that easy which is ready in maximum of 2 mins.
How to serve, ‘Carrot Raita / Carrot – Yogurt Dip’:
In Indian cuisine, any raita is generally served as a must & should accompaniment with biryani, pulao, flavoured rice dishes.
As shown in the picture below this dip is absolutely great with potato chips, fritters, nuggets too.
It goes perfectly well as a spread for any style of burger and sandwich.
Before starting to cook, don’t forget to see the Tips mentioned at the end.
Other Dip recipes here⇒ Chutney / Pachchadi / Dip
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- Homemade Thick Curd / Plain Yogurt – 1 cup
- Grated Carrot– ½ cup
- Salt – ½ teaspoon
- Red Chilli flakes – ½ teaspoon
- Fresh Coriander Leaves – a handful
- Homemade Thick Curd / Greek Yogurt
Step Wise Pics Procedure for ‘Carrot Raita / Carrot Yogurt Dip’:
- If you are a vegan, you can use any vegan yogurt (or) curd.
- I have used homemade thick curd but greek yogurt if not plain yogurt can also be used.
- Adjust the salt & spice as per your taste.
- Ground black pepper can be used instead of dry red chilli flakes.
- Along with grated carrot, a ¼ cup of finely chopped cucumber can also be added.
- Storage: You can store it in the refrigerator and serve chilled.
- The storage time for this raita is same as that of the curd / yogurt used.
- This, Carrot Raita / Carrot Yogurt Dip, turned out very creamy as we have used thick curds.
- As shown in the pic below, we had this raita paired up with Potato Chips. Just look at this lovely pair.
- It actually enhanced the taste of the chips.
Carrot Raita / Carrot – Yogurt Dip
- Small mixing bowl
- 1 cup Homemade Thick Curd / Plain Yogurt
- ½ cup Grated Carrot (heaped)
- ½ teaspoon Salt
- ½ teaspoon Red Chilli flakes
- a handful Fresh Coriander Leaves
- Take the curd / yogurt into a mixing bowl. Add the grated carrot, chopped coriander leaves (leave a teaspoon aside for garnishing). Add the chilli flakes and salt too.
- Give everything a thorough mix so that the salt and chilli flakes blends well to the yogurt. Garnish it with the teaspoon of chopped coriander that we left aside. Done!!
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