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onion raita with pomegranates.

Onion raita is made with a combination of yogurt and finely sliced onions.

The yogurt and onion side dish is always served with biryanis or pilau dishes which are usually heavy meals on their own.

This make this simple raita dish a light accompaniment.

I’ve added pomegranates not only as a means of adding color to the dish but also to enhance the flavors of the yogurt dish by adding crunch and natural sweetness to the yogurt dish.

Onion raita in a bowl with thin-sliced onion and yogurt. the raita is also garnished with pomegrantes.

What is raita?

If you are not familiar with the word”raita” which is an Indian term.

This easy side dish is always made with a base of whisked yogurt.

And there are so many varieties of raita you can make using a yogurt base.

The raita tastes like any yogurt dip but has a crunch depending on what you add to it.

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onion raita with pomegranates. this yogurt and onion side dish is always served with biryanis or pilau dishes which are usually heavy meals on their own.

What you can serve onion raita with.

Egg Biryani

Hyderabadi biryani

Sri Lankan yellow rice.

Utensils and appliances needed.
Medium-sized bowl
Whisk or spoon
Bowls to separate ingredients
Large bowl to assemble ingredients.

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RECIPE DIFFICULTY – LITTTLE CARE NEEDED

How to make onion-yogurt raita

Please make sure to read the recipe instructions carefully to avoid mistakes.

Ingredients

Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.

2 medium-sized onions slived very thin
1 cup of yogurt whisked or stirred until smooth
1 of sugar(only if you prefer the raita to be sweet)
2 green chillies chopped thin(optional)
1 cup of pomegranate seeds
Salt to season

Method

Slice the onion as thin as you can and set aside.
Add the quantity of yogurt(1 cup)in to a bowl. stir or whisk until smooth.
Add sugar(1 tbs, optional), stir until dissolved then season with salt.

How and when to assemble the onion raita.

Assembling the raita depends on the time you are serving the yogurt onion dish.
Have the three components(whisked yogurt, onions, pomegranate)in separate bowls and refrigerate.
30 minutes into serving time, add the onions into the whisked yogurt.
Garnish with pomegranates and serve immediately.

oniion and yogurt raita
Yield: 4

Onion raita with Pomegranate

oniion and yogurt raita

Ingredients

Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.

  • 2 medium-sized onions slived very thin
  • 2 medium-sized onions slived very thin
  • 1 of sugar(only if you prefer the raita to be sweet)
  • 2 green chillies chopped thin(optional)
  • 1 cup of pomegranate seeds
  • Salt to season

Instructions

    1. Slice the onion as thin as you can and set aside.
    2. Add the quantity of yogurt(1 cup) into a bowl.
    3. stir or whisk until smooth.
    4. Add sugar(1 tbs, optional), stir until dissolved then season with salt.

    How and when to assemble the onion raita.

    Assembling the raita depends on the time you are serving the yogurt onion dish.

    Have the three components(whisked yogurt, onions, pomegranate)in separate bowls and refrigerate.

    30 minutes into serving time, add the onions into the whisked yogurt.

    Garnish with pomegranate seeds and serve immediately.

    Nutrition Information:

    Yield:

    4

    Serving Size:

    1

    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 91Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 151mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 3gSugar: 13gProtein: 2g

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