RaithaMixed Veg Raita | Thayir pachadi | South Indian raita recipes

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

    • 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.

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  • 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

  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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