Boondi Raita - Indian Condiment For Biryani

Boondi Raita – Indian Condiment For Biryani

Boondi raita is a South Asian condiment mostly served with rice based dish as an accompaniment. The main ingredient of boondi raita is yogurt and boondi (tiny chickpea flour balls). Flavored mildly with a dash of cumin and chili powder. Very refreshing and cool combination with biryani.


  • 3/4 cup of boondi
  • 1 1/2 cup of yogurt
  • 1/4 tsp cumin and red chili powder
  • Salt & sugar to taste
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing


  • Add yogurt in a mixing bowl.
  • Put salt, sprinkle cumin powder, red chili powder and sugar. Give it a good whisk. Keep it in a refrigerator.
  • Just before serving add boondis and stir. Take out in a serving bowl.
  • Garnish with red chili powder, cumin powder and coriander leaves.
  • My boondi raita is ready. Serve immediately.


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