Friday, January 21, 2022

MORINGA RAITA / RAITA WITH DRUMSTICK LEAVES / YOGURT WITH MORINGA GREENS


 Raitas is an integral part of Indian meal. There are so many variations that we can make and enjoy each day. This is a very simple and nutritious raita made with moringa leaves. These top the list of nutritional greens and this is an easier way to consume them in our diet.

Ingredients 
Yogurt ............. 1 cup
Moringa leaves..  1/2 cup
Salt .................. to taste
Crushed black pepper.. 2-3 pinches

For tempering:
Asafoetida .... 1 pinch
Mustard seeds ... 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds ..... 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves ... few
Dry red chilli ... 1 (broken)
Oil ................ 1 tbsp

Method:
1.Transfer the yogurt into a bowl.
2. Add salt and pepper. Whisk it well.
3. Heat oil in a pan.
4. When it is hot add the tempering ingredients.
5. Allow them to crackle.
6. Now add the moringa leaves and toss them a bit.
7. Spread them around in the pan and switch off the gas.
8. Let them cook in the heat.
9. After they are cooled well mix them into the yogurt.
10. Enjoy it chilled or at room temperature.

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6 comments:

  1. Powerhouse of nutrients . Moringa raita sounds super healthy and tasty.best way to include the rich greens in daily diet

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    1. Thanks dear. It definitely is loaded with nutrition.

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  2. from soups to curries to raitas, I think you have covered every single way to use drumstick leaves shoba ! awesome raita for summer๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

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    1. Thanks Kalyani. In fact check out the drumstick flower recipes also from the Sindhi cuisine

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  3. Moringa leaves raita looks yum. Both yogurt and moringa are such healthy ingredients and serving them with any meal would be a pleasure. I am really enjoying all your moringa recipes.

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    1. Thanks Mina. I wish you could find some over there to try out these recipes

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