Fresh raw Pear is made into julienne. They are then mixed with whisked thick plain yogurt. Finally the raita is seasoned with fried whole spices and red chillies. Serve pear raita chilled with biryani or with roti etc…
Makes: around 2 Servings of Pear Raita.
Raw Pair 1/2
Plain Yogurt 1 Cup
Salt to Taste
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Broken Dried Red Chiles 3 – 4
Oil 1 tsp
Method of preparation:
Wash pear, remove ends and julienne the pear.
In a mixing bowl, whisk yogurt with salt.
Stir in pear and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, remove from heat and add to above pear bowl.
Mix well and serve pear raita with biryani or roti.
Notes: Make sure pear is raw enough.
Suggestions: Adjust spice with red chillies.
Variations: Check other raita recipes here.
Other Names: Pear Raita.