Home / Recipes / Boondi Raita - Yogurt spiced with Black salt, Cumin and fried chickpea flour droplets
A simple and popular yogurt based dish served as an accompaniment to biryani, pulav or tehari. This dish is even today a regular part of the meal in any home in Eastern Uttar Pradesh. The special ingredient is the boondi: Made from a paste of ground chick pea flour with a little turmeric, salt and chilli powder added to the paste, little drops of the paste are deep fried. Added to beaten yogurt flavoured with black salt, powdered roasted cumin seeds and garnished with pomegranate arils and fresh green coriander leaves.