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Yellow Pumpkin Raitha

Yellow Pumpkin Raitha
Yellow Pumpkin Raitha
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves4 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian
  • Good for Lunch
About this Recipe

Raitha makes an important part of any Indian meal. The beaten curd flavoured with grated yellow pumpkin and chopped green chillies serve as the ideal side dish for any Variety Rice, Parathas and side dish for any Indian bread. The presence of Beta carotene in the yellow pumpkin has cancer preventing property and also it is rich in anti oxidant...

Ingredients & Quantity
  • Grated yellow pumpkin - 2 cups
  • Beaten fresh curd - 2 cups
  • Green chillies finely chopped - 1 tea spoon
  • Cummin seed powder (Jeera powder) - a pinch
  • Oil a tea spoon and mustard seeds and urad dal
How to cook?
  1. Heat the pan with just ½ tea spoon of oil and sauté it with mustard seed. Then add the green chillies and required salt and fry well.
  2. Then add the grated pumpkin and switch off the stove. Just mix the veg, salt and tadka together well and allow it to cool for a while.
  3. Then transfer the stuff to the bowl that has curd. Sprinkle a pinch of cumin seed powder.  Now the healthy yellow pumpkin Raitha is ready to eat. 
  4. If you are a curd hater, then have this as a stylish Yellow Pumpkin salad.
  5. This raitha can also be used as a side dish for Traditional recipes like Porichakuzhambu and Vathakuzhambu.
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