Nilgiri’s is a famous Indian Restaurant in Sydney, named after those famous Blue Hills in India. The food there is gorgeous. Here is their Carrot Raita, Carrot Pachadi.
Nilgiri Restaurant, Sydney
Browsing on the web one day, I found this great accompaniment to Indian Curries. Easy to make, easy to eat. Whip it up at the last minute before serving dinner. This formed part of Marky’s 40th birthday dinner.
|300 ml full fat yoghurt||2 medium carrots, grated||salt to taste|
|0.5 Tblspn vegetable oil||1 tspn black mustard seeds||1 red chilli, optional|
|0.25 tspn asafoetida powder||fresh curry leaves, or dried ones at a pinch||fresh coriander or mint leaves, chopped|
Whisk the yoghurt until it thickens. Add the grated carrot and salt. Mix well and temper with mustard, chillies, asafoetida and curry leaves. Stir through the chopped coriander or mint leaves.