Smoked almond raita


Add zing to your Eid spread with this unique raita recipe that goes well with all rice dishes.

½ cup almond flakes
1 cup yoghurt
½ tsp dry roasted jeera powder
½ tsp black pepper powder
Salt to taste
½ tsp black salt
2 tsp chopped garlic
1 tsp chopped coriander leaves
2 tsp sunflower oil
2-3 pieces hot coal
1 tbsp ghee

In a heavy bottom pan, heat the oil
Roast the chopped garlic until golden
In a bowl, add the yoghurt and whisk it well
Add the jeera powder, black pepper powder, salt, black salt, roasted garlic
Mix gently
Take the almond flakes in a bowl
Make a small bowl like structure out of the aluminum foil, and place it in the centre of the bowl with almond flakes
Place 2-3 small pieces of hot coal in the aluminum foil
And pour some ghee on top of it
Cover the almond bowl immediately with aluminium foil and keep it covered for 10-15 minutes
The almonds are smoked
Remove the foil and the coal from the almonds and add these smoked almonds to the raita and mix gently
Serve the raita topped with chopped fresh coriander leaves and smoked almond flakes.

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