Capsicum raita

Green peppr 1 big (finely cut)

Curds 1 1/2 cups

Salt 1/2 tsp

oil 1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp

Finely chopped coriander leaves 1 tsp

Heat oil in a pan and let the jeera splutter.

Add the finely cut capsicum and saute well, but let it stay crisp. Add salt and stir well.

Take curds in a bowl and add the sauteed capsicum and mix well.

Garnish with coriander leaves and chill before serving.


Keerai Pachadi

1 medium-sized bunch paalak

1 green chilli

Salt to taste

1 cup fresh curds

1 tsp oil

1/2 tsp Jeera

Collect the leaves from the bunch of palak and clean them well. Blanch the leaves well or steam them in the cooker for 2 min. Puree the paalak along with the chilli. Add the puree to the beaten curds in a bowl and add salt. To temper, heat the oil and add cummin seeds.

Tempering is optional.