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Carrot Raita - Carrot Thayir pachadi - Carrot in yogurt sauce - Gajar ka raita - Simple side dish for fried rice / roti / chapathi

Raita is simple dish which can be made in no time. It is also quite versatile and goes well with lot of dishes. Perfect for lazy weekend. It is healthy too. I can have this as simple snack. This can be pre done for party / gathering


Carrot - 1/2 cup (Grated)
Yogurt - 1 cup 
coriander leaves - 1 tablespoon (finely chopped)
Mustard seeds - 1/4 teaspoon
Urad dhal - 1 teaspoon
Green chillies - 1-2 (adjust to your spice level)
Cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
Chat masala - 1/4 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Ginger - 1/4 inch (finely chopped)
Oil - 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves - 10
Asafotedia / hing  - a pinch
Salt to taste


Heat the oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Let it pop now add curry leaves, cumin seeds, green chillies, Asafotedia and urad dhal. Fry till the dhals are brown in color.  Switch it off and Add to grated carrot. Keep it aside

Whip the yogurt with turmeric powder,salt and chat masala now add this to seasoning mix well. Add yogurt to carrot and mix well. Add coriander leaves and mix well

Serve chilled or immediately
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  1. beautiful raita..perfect for summers:)

  2. just had this yesterday for my diner, of course without tempering , now will make it like this.

  3. Healthy raita goes well with hot pulao!

  4. hmmmmmmmmmmmmm lip smacking carrot raitha.

  5. Looks delicious to be served with any rice .

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  7. This is so refreshing to go as a side with biriyani or fried rice

  8. that's an awesome raita to go with pulaos... very flavorful...

  9. Both rice and carrot sauce are very delicious!

  10. yummy refreshing raitha :)

  11. My kids love this carrot raita very much, obviously i make quite often this pachadi.

  12. Love cooling carrot raita during the hot summer days. Thanks for your recipe =)

  13. Simple yet tempting and body cooling raita....

  14. this is so easy and looks yummy


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