Broccoli Slaw Raita

11 Jun

broccoli_slaw_raita
Broccoli Slaw Raita.

Broccoli stem is thinly sliced along with carrot. It is then very briefly cooked in oil along with spices and mixed with whisked yogurt. Serve broccoli slaw raita with rice or with pulao etc…
Makes: around 4 Servings of Broccoli Slaw Raita.

Ingredients:

Broccoli Stem 3 inch Thick Stem
Carrot 3 inch Piece
Plain Thick Yogurt 1 Cup
Salt to Taste

Talimpu:

Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Broken Dried Red Chiles 3 – 4
Asafoetida a Big Pinch
Curry Leaves 5
Oil 2 tsps

Method of preparation:

Peel the outer layer of the broccoli stem and thinly slice the broccoli stem.
Julienne the broccoli slices and keep aside.
Peel, wash and thinly slice the carrot. Julienne the sliced carrot.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add broccoli, carrot and salt.
Cook for a minute and remove from heat.

Whisk yogurt in a mixing bowl, stir in above broccoli carrot slaw.
Season with salt if necessary and serve broccoli slaw raita with rice or with pulao etc…
Notes: Don’t overcook the broccoli slaw.

Suggestions: Adjust the consistency of raita with yogurt.
Variations: For extra spice, add green chiles along with red chillies. Garnish with finely chopped cilantro.
Other Names: Broccoli Slaw Raita.

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