Monday, August 19, 2013

Onion Raitha/ Thayir Vengayam/ Thayir Pachadi


Today I am posting a simple recipe- Onion Raitha. It is a perfect side dish to Biryani. I would rather say Biryani is incomplete without Raitha. Though there are different types of raitha, I am posting the basic onion raitha which can be whipped in seconds. 
Onion Raitha


What are the ingredients needed?

Medium sized Red Onion, 1 no.
Yogurt, 1 cup
Curry leaves, a sprig (optional)
Salt, to taste
Cilantro, a hand full

Thayir Vengayam
How it is made?
  1. Thinly slice the onion.
  2. Chop the curry leaves and cilantro.
  3. Whip the yogurt along with little water to get the desired consistency.
  4. Add the sliced onions, curry leaves and cilantro to the yogurt mixture, add salt to taste and mix well and serve.
Notes:
  • Adding curry leaves is optional but I like to add it because of its flavor. I just chop it into small pieces and add it.
  • Some people add chopped green chillies too.

25 comments:

  1. perfect raita for biryani n chapathi varieties, love it...

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  2. perfect raitha to side with parathas or variety rice

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  3. all time fav quick raita :) looks yumm and lovely clicks dear :)

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  5. This is something very easy and handy raita...

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  6. Lovely and quick raita... :) Click is awesome too

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  7. Perfect raita Divya, just a bowl of mutton biryani on the side makes a perfect meal...

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  8. u are right da biriyani is incomplete without raita :) yennaku idhu roti oda romba pidikum

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  9. Simple and yummy, perfect with briyanis..

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  11. I cant imagine briyani without raita, onion raita is my fav raita.

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  12. I always make this raita to go with any pulao dishes. I never slice them though. I always chop them fine :)

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  13. A very simple one....but compliments biryani very well....

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  14. So simple, and yet so beautiful! Love it!

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  15. always make this but without curry leaves though, next time surely add it.

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  16. My most fav combo for biryani :) looks refreshing...

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