Beet Raita

Beet Raita

Beetroot raita must be the prettiest of all raitas. It will add amazing color to any plate. That’s just an added bonus because beet raita also tastes delicious. Beet raita is a yogurt side dish made by mixing shredded beets and a vaghar (tempered spices) with yogurt. Like other raitas, it provides a cooling counterbalance… Continue reading Beet Raita

Paneer Bhurji

Paneer bhurji is a delicious North Indian dish. Despite the base being paneer, a common Indian cheese, it actually has a texture and richness similar to scrambled eggs. You can make this with homemade paneer, or buy it from the store. I make an egg version of this dish, called Egg bhurji, which is very… Continue reading Paneer Bhurji

A white bowl of Cucumber Raita with a spoon on the side

Cucumber Raita

Cucumber Raita is one of the quintessential side dishes in Indian cooking. It is ever-present on restaurant menus and equally so in homes across India. There are many variations of raita in Indian cuisine. In general, raita is made up of a combination of yogurt and cucumbers, beets, onion, pineapple, or boondi. But even a… Continue reading Cucumber Raita