Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Carrot Onion raita - Carrot Vengayam pachadi


Carrot - Carrot - 2 nos. (Medium size)
Curd/Yoghurt - Thayir - 1 cup
Onion - Vengayam - 1 no. (Small size)
Green chillies - Pachai milagai - 2 nos.
Mustard seeds - Kadugu - 1 tea spoon
Black gram dal - Ulutham paruppu - 1 tea spoon
Curry leaves - Karuvepilai - small quantity
Oil for frying
Salt to taste


  1. Wash and peel off the skin from carrots and immerse in hot water for some 3 minutes. Then peel it off as shown in the picture.
  2. You will get the peeler readymade in shops. Chopp onions, green chillies and keep other ingredients ready.
  3. Heat oil in a pan/kadai, splutter mustard seeds, black gram dal, curry leaves and add this to the carrot.
  4. Add curd and a little salt to it. Onions must be added to this. It is served along with lunch item.

Tasty carrot raita is ready to be served. It can be served for 3 people. It takes some 10 minutes to prepare.

Note: Always use fresh vegetables.

Optional: Ingredients can be added/removed.


Sleep 'til you're hungry, eat 'til you're sleepy

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