Onion Raita Recipe - Sidedish for Biryani,Pulao

Onion Raita Recipe
Onion Raita or Vengaya Thayir Pachadi as we call in Tamil is a must sidedish for biryani.The combination of biryani with raita is like match made in heaven and I cannot imagine eating biryani without onion raita.There are many variations to this onion raita but this is the simple one amma usually makes and I am hooked on it too. The variations include onion tomato raita, onion cucumber raita, onion mint raita,cucumber onion tomato raita etc but the one I am sharing is a very simple onion raita which is the best sidedish for biryani.

Onion Raita Recipe

Onion Raita Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 0 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Beverage | Recipe Cuisine: Indian

Thick Curd(Yogurt) - 1 cup
Big Onion - 1 medium sized
Green Chilli -1 finely chopped
Coriander Leaves - 1/2 tbsp chopped
Salt - to taste


  1. Peel off the skin of onion and cut the onion into half.Slice each half into thin long strips.Seperate them and transfer to a bowl.
    How to make onion raita - Step1
  2. Add little salt and set aside for 10mins, this is for the water to release.Strain the water before adding it to curd,else it will make the raita watery.Take your curd and whisk it well.
    How to make onion raita - Step2
  3. Add onion,chopped green chillies and coriander leaves and mix well.Adjust salt.
    How to make onion raita - Step2
Serve with biryani.

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Onion Raita Recipe

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