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Boondi Raita

Boondi Raita

Boondi Raita is a simple and delicious accompaniment made with yogurt and small fried chickpea flour balls served alongside main meals.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Boondi, Curd, Gluten Free, No Cook Recipe, Yogurt
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Soaking Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre


  • 1 Cup plain thick yogurt
  • 1/4-1/2 Cup plain water
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Roasted Cumin powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Chaat Masala (Optional)
  • 1/4 Cup of Boondi


  • Soak the boondi in enough plain water for 15 minutes.
  • Beat the yogurt until smooth. You can do this using a whisk or simply pass the yogurt through a sieve.
  • Add water as per consistency required. Some prefer thick, some a bit watery.
  • Gently squeeze the boondi in between your hands so that the excess water is removed.
  • Add the boondi in the yogurt mixture.
  • Add in the salt, Roasted cumin powder and chaat masala.
  • Mix everything and let it sit for 5 minutes.
  • Yummy and delicious Boondi Raita is ready to serve.
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