How to make Boondi for Raita

Boondi are small fried balls prepared from chickpea flour and goes very well with raita or whisked curd. This Boondi raita is a classic side dish goes very well with Indian recipes and especially with north Indian ones.

How to make boondi for raita

Usually, people buy boondi packets to prepare boondi raita. Once anyone gets to know how simple it is to prepare boondi they are not going to buy packets anymore.

Homemade boondi for raita

With just three ingredients required this recipe is so easy and quick to make. You are going to love the recipe. Let’s see how to make boondi at home

  • To prepare Boondi first, you need to prepare a batter of besan or chickpea flour and water. The batter must be of pouring consistency like pakori batter or as shown below.
batter to prepare boondi
The batter should be of pouring consistency
  • Now heat the kadhai or deep bottom vessel with the oil in it.
heating oil
  • When the oil becomes super hot put a ladle with holes over it and pour the batter over it slowly. As shown below.
frying
  • The kadhai or vessel is filled with Boondi’s or mini-balls. Cook while stirring boondi continuously over medium flame until crisp.
How to make boondi
  • Upon cooking put the Boondi over tissue paper or kitchen paper towel to soak the excess oil. Store the Boondi in an airtight container upon cooling.
Homemade boondi for raita
  • Now to prepare raita just whisk the curd to make it smoother and pour this crispy boondi over it along with spices like salt, pudina powder, roasted cumin powder and mix well.
boondi raita

Our homemade Boondi raita is ready for serving. Like the recipe? Then try the other Indian specials recipe too https://forkfulofhappiness.net/recipe/how-to-make-rasam-powder-at-home-south-indian/ , https://forkfulofhappiness.net/homemade-thandai-syrup/

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How to make Boondi for Raita
Homemade boondi for raita
Course side dish
Cuisine indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Course side dish
Cuisine indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Homemade boondi for raita
Instructions
  1. Mix besan and water to prepare a smooth paste of dropping consistency.
  2. Now in a kadhai or deep vessel pour oil and put on the flame.
  3. When oil becomes super hot, put a ladle which has holes on it on the vessel or kadhai.
  4. Now pour the besan batter over the ladle, mini droplets in the form of boondi are formed in the kadhai.
  5. Remove the ladle and cook the boondi in oil for around five minutes or until it becomes crisp.
  6. Remove on a tissue paper or kitchen paper towel so that excess oil is soaked.
  7. Pour the remaining batter by the same procedure over ladle with holes and cook until crisp.
  8. Upon cooling store the boondi in an airtight container and it can be used for a month or so.
  9. When you want to prepare boondi raita just whisk your curd once and pour the boondi over it along with spices of your choice.

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