Methi Yogurt or fenugreek yogurt is a simple and easy raita you can
make in a few minutes. This raita goes very well with parathas,
especially, stuffed parathas, and roasted moong dal and toor dal
and rice. This methi raita adds a cooling touch to a spicy meal.
Servings: 2-4 Cooking Time: 2
2 cups plain yogurt
1 tsp ginger, grated
1 tsp cilantro (coriander leaves),
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder, a pinch
1 green chilli, finely cut
1 1/2 tsp vegetable oil
1 tsp urad dal (split black gram)
5-6 methi (fenugreek)
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
In a bowl, mix the yogurt, ginger, and salt.
Heat oil in a small pan for the seasoning. Add urad
dal and methi seeds. As the dal starts to brown, add the mustard and
When the mustard starts to pop, add the turmeric
powder. Pour this seasoning over the yogurt.
Add the chopped cilantro and mix well.
Chill the methi yogurt in the refrigerator for an
hour or serve
immediately, with roti or rice.