Pakori Ka Raita

Pakori Ka Raita

Pakori Ka Raita  (Indian fritter dipped in yogurt) is a delicious yogurt dish. The soft pakori makes this raita yummy. I have tempered this raita with cumin to give it a smoky flavor.

Pair this raita with our Bhindi Do Pyaza (Okra with Onions), Pyaz Karela Masala (Bitter Guard) or Vegetable Kadai

Pakori Ka Raita

Yield: 3 serving
Prep time: 15 minutes 
Total time: 25 minutes

Ingredients for Pakori Ka Raita

2 cups yogurt
1 teaspoon coriander chopped
1 teaspoon sugar
½ teaspoon roasted cumin powder
¼ teaspoon chilli powder
Salt to taste

For the pakori
3 tablespoon besan (gram flour)
1 teaspoon coriander
A pinch of ajwain (carom)
A pinch of red chilli powder
Salt to taste
Oil to fry

Tempering
½ teaspoon oil
¼ teaspoon jeera (cumin)
1 dry red chilli

Directions Pakori Ka Raita

For the pakori

  • Take 2 cups of water in a bowl, add ½ teaspoon salt and set aside.
  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Add water to form a thick batter. Whip the batter till fluffy.
  • Heat oil in a pan; drop very small portion in the hot oil and fry the pakori on medium heat.
  • Drain and dip in the salted water.
  • Let them soak for 10 to 15 minutes.

For the Raita

  • Whisk the yogurt in a bowl.
  • Add all the ingredients to the yogurt and mix well.
  • Gently squeeze the pakori and add to the yogurt, mix.

Tempering

  • Heat oil, add cumin, chilli and pour on the raita.
  • Serve

Pakori Ka Raita

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