Boondi Raita

Recipe by Rajiv Anand of Santa Clara, US

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

  • 3 cups Yoghurt
  • 1 cup Milk
  • ¾ cup Boondi
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds, crushed
  • 2 tsps. Sugar, ground
  • ½ tsp Red Chilies, powder
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp Black Salt, powdered
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds (black)
  • 1 tbsp Cilantro, chopped finely


Crush mustard seeds coarsely with a stone or pastle. Heat 4-5 cups water till it comes to a boil. Add boondhi, stand for 2-3 minutes, drain. Run under tap water in a colander, to cool the boondhi. Press out excess water. Beat the curds and milk together till smooth. Add all other ingredients, including boondhi. Mix well, chill for 1-2 hours. Serve chilled.



it is really very tasty and easy to prepare