Internationally available with the ever-present base of diced potato, peas, sliced eggs and heavily-laid mayonnaise or sour cream. The traditional Russian version is fresher and crispier with a light smattering of mayonnaise. Tracing its origins to t…Continue reading
A few dishes of Russian origin have made a mark globally. Russian food is typically warm and cheerful with potatoes, bread, pastry and sour cream being the common ingredients. Russian cuisine has its merits, especially in the winters when the snow br…Continue reading
Raita is a yoghurt-based side dish usually made to accompany biryani, pulao or kebabs. Raita is mostly made with fresh raw vegetables like onions, tomatoes, cucumber and mint leaves with an addition of mild spice powders and herbs.
In North India, they are known as Dahi Vadas or Dahi Bhallas and in the South as Thayir Vadai. A very popular street food, it is part of the spicy and very tasty chaat family.