Pomegranate raita is very delicious and colorful raita with the crunch of fresh pomegranate kernels.We in Bengal have doi chira as a comfy breakfast during summer months it is nothing but washed beaten rice mixed with yogurt sugar and pinch of salt.Today I try to make a fusion of this basic recipe it comes out delicious.I am sure you all will like this simple side dish pomegranate raita with bread , roti or parathas.
Preparation time : 5 minutes Cooking time : 2 minutes Serves : 4 Introduction : 1 cup yogurt / hung curd ¼ cup pomegranate seed ¼ cup soaked and mashed poha/ beaten rice 2 tbsp fresh cream 6 tbsp milk 1 tsp ghee/oil 1 tsp mustard seed 1 tsp chopped curry leaves 1 tsp idli karam powder 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp sugar or to taste ( optional) ½ tsp black salt Salt to taste
Methods of Cooking :Take hung curd, fresh cream, milk, salt and sugar.Beat well all.Then add mashed poha, mix well. Now add gun powder and pomegranate seed.Heat ghee in a pan add mustard seed and curry leaves. Fry well.Add it to the poha mixture.Mix well with soft hand.Garnish with few seed of pomegranate. A delicious creamy pomegranate raita is ready to relish.