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Capsicum Raita

Capsicum Raita or Shimla Mirch Raita is a refreshing yogurt-based side dish that is served as an accompaniment to Indian dishes. This Capsicum Raita is a good variant to regular raitas and also gives a nice crunch. It is one of the best capsicum recipes | raita recipes and a perfect curd based dish.

Most importantly, Raitas are very soothing and are usually served with meals like Paneer Mutter Pulao, Tawa Pulao, and may other Indian curries.  Every region has a different version of raitas and unique recipes. However, the common thing is the yogurt, rest you can add any ingredients you want. Likewise, we can also prepare raita with vegetables as well as fruits. There are no limits to the ideas and combinations.

What all ingredients you need for Capsicum Raita?

  • Capsicum
  • Yogurt
  • Onion
  • Mustard Seeds
  • Spices
  • Oil

Why do you need to try this Raita?

  • Easy to make
  • Refreshing
  • Done in 10 minutes
  • Can be consumed for weight loss

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Step-by-Step Recipe of Capsicum Raita (Capsicum recipe | Yogurt-based dish)

Ingredients:

1 cup curd or yogurt
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds or rai
2 dry chilies
1 tsp Cumin powder or jeera
1 small capsicum finely chopped
1 small onion finely chopped
salt as per taste
1 tsp oil for tempering

Method:
1. Firstly, take yogurt in a bowl and whisk it well till there are no lumps.

2. Secondly, heat 1 tsp oil in a small pan and add mustard seeds and dry chilies.

3. Once the mustard seeds start to crackle, add finely chopped onions and capsicum in it.

4. Now cook till onions and capsicums are tender, add salt and cumin or jeera powder and mix well.

5. Switch off the flame and remove the pan from the heat and let it cool for 3-4 minutes.

6. Finally, add the capsicum in the yogurt and chill it.

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Capsicum Raita

Hetal Kamdar
Capsicum Raita or Shimla Mirch Raita is a refreshing yogurt-based side dish that is served as an accompaniment to Indian dishes. This Capsicum Raita is a good variant to regular raitas and also gives a nice crunch.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup curd or yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds or rai
  • 2 dry chilies
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder or jeera
  • 1 small capsicum finely chopped
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 tsp oil for tempering

Instructions
 

  • Firstly, take yogurt in a bowl and whisk it well till there are no lumps.
  • Secondly, heat 1 tsp oil in a small pan and add mustard seeds and dry chilies.
  • Once the mustard seeds start to crackle, add finely chopped onions and capsicum in it.
  • Now cook till onions and capsicums are tender, add salt and cumin or jeera powder and mix well.
  • Switch off the flame and remove the pan from the heat and let it cool for 3-4 minutes.
  • Finally, add the capsicum in the yogurt and chill it.
Keyword Capsicum Raita, Raita Recipe

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