Boondi Raita (Crisp gram flour granules in yoghurt)

Boondi Raita (Crisp gram flour granules in yoghurt)

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Servings: 4
Calories: 157


  • 2 1/2 tbsp Gram flour hesan
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • Water as required Vegetable oil for frying
  • 2 lb Yoghurt dahi, thick
  • a pinch Cumin jeera seeds, roasted, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder


  • Mix the gram flour, salt, and Baking powder in a bowl. Whisk into a smooth batter with a little water.
  • Heat the oil in a pan; pour about 2 tbsp batter, at a time, through a slotted spoon to form small granules. These will froth in the hot oil, then rise to the surface. Fry until crisp and golden. Remove and drain the excess oil. Repeat till all the batter is used up.
  • Transfer the gram flour granules in a bowl containing warm water. When the granules turn soft, squeeze the excess water. Keep aside.
  • Whisk the yoghurt with salt, cumin seeds, red chilli powder in a bowl until smooth and creamy.
  • Add the gram flour granules and serve at room temperature or chilled.
Calories: 157 kcal
Carbohydrates: 14 g
Protein: 9 g
Fat: 8g
Saturated Fat: 5 g
Cholesterol: 29 mg
Sodium: 310 mg
Potassium: 396 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 11 g
Vitamin A: 301 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 307 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Cuisine Indian
Ingredients Cream and Milk, Yogurt
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