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Quick Cooking : Orange Peel Raita

Delicious orange peel raita which is great for any meal! It is an amazing accompaniment for any dish! 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian


  • 1/4 tbsp orange peel (Fresh washed and chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut grated (I used fresh but I think desiccated should work too)
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 1 tsp jeera
  • pinch cinnamon powder
  • 1 cup curd (not watery but not the set variety) thin
  • to taste salt

for the tempering

  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • handful curry leaves
  • 2 red chilli dry
  • 1 tsp oil


  • Heat ghee and roast the jeera in that. After it turns a little brown, roast the coconut lightly and keep aside for cooling.
  • Grind the above with the chopped orange peel coarsely.
  • Beat the curd with salt lightly so that its smooth and mix it with the above mixture keep a tsp aside for garnishing.
  • Heat oil in a small pan, add the mutard seeds, when they splutter add curry leaves and dry red chillies.
  • Pour on the curd and serve chilled.


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