Mixed Veg Raita | Thayir pachadi | South Indian raita recipes

Mixed veg raita | Thayir pachadi, a simple South Indian style raita made with a mix of raw veggies, pairs well with rice, parathas and can be consumed as it is too. As the summer is in peak,raitas are a part of our of daily lunch menu. I have already posted few raita recipes in jeyashris kitchen. I made this mixed veg raita today to pair with bisi bela bath, the meal i posted in my instagram page today.

Mixed veg raita

  Preparation Time : 15 mins | Cooking Time : 2 Mins |Serves: 3-4

     Mixed Vegetables*   1/2 cup
     Chilled yogurt  1 cup
     Salt  as needed
     Sugar  1/4 tsp
     Mustard seeds   1/4 tsp
     Oil  1 tsp
     Urad dal  1/4 tsp
     Green chili  1
     Curry leaves   few
     Asafoetida  a pinch
    Coriander leaves   few 
 *I used carrot, cabbage, capsicum,tomato and cucumber.
You can add onions and radish too.    
                                                  Video of mixed veg raita 
                


Mixed veg raita
Method:
  • In a wide bowl add chilled yogurt. Whisk it without any lumps. 
  • If the curd is sour, add 1-2 tblsp of cold milk.
mixed veg raita 1
  • Add salt and sugar. 
  • Finely chop all the veggies. Alternatively you can grate carrot and cucumber too.
  • Mix well.
mixed veg raita 2
  • Just before serving, temper the mustard seeds, slit green chilies, urad dal, asafoetida and curry leaves in 1 tsp oil.
mixed veg raita 3
  • Add chopped coriander leaves.
  • Mix well.
  • Serve immediately. 
mixed veg raita 4
  • You can have this mixed veg raita with any rice variety like sambar sadam, tomato rice, puliyodarai.
Thayir pachadi
Notes:
  1. Ensure that the yogurt is chilled.
  2. If it is sour add 1-2 tblsp of cold milk to this.
  3. If the yogurt is not too thick, put this in a clean cloth or a tea strainer and filter the water.
  4. Give the tempering just before serving. The urad dal should be crunchy.
  5. You can add grated ginger to the tempering.
    

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