How to make Sweet Tamarind Raita

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Sarika Luthra.

Main Ingredients : Yogurt (दही), Sweet tamarind chutney (मीठी इमली की चटनी)

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Raitas

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Sweet Tamarind Raita

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The Bengalis are great food lovers and take pride in their cuisine.  In fact so obsessed are they about food, that the man of the house goes to the market daily to buy a fresh supply vegetables and fish which is a must in their daily menu.  The medium of cooking is mustard oil which adds its own pungency.  Another very important item of Bengali cuisine is the variety of sweets or mishti as they call them.  Most of them are milk based and are prepared from chhena.
A meal, for the Bengali, is a ritual in itself.  Bengalis spend not only the great deal of time thinking about the food but also on its preparation and eating. 

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Sweet Tamarind Raita Recipe

  • Yogurt whisked 2 cups

  • Sweet tamarind chutney 2 teaspoons

  • Mint chutney 1 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Roasted cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Green chilli finely chopped 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Papdi 8

  • Boondi 2 teaspoons

  • Potato boiled and chopped 1 medium


Step 1

In a bowl mix together yogurt, mint paste, tamarind paste, chaat masala, cumin powder, green chilli and salt. Mix well.

Step 2

Add crushed papdi, boondi, and potato. Mix and serve.

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