Onions - 1 small - finely chopped
Tomatos - 2 small or 1 large finely chopped
Yogurt - 2-3 cups
Cilantro - Finely chopped
Curry leaves - a few for tadka
Oil - 1 table spoon
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tea spoon
Asafoetida - 1/2 tea spoon
Green chillies - finely chopped (depends on flavor)
Urad dal - 1/2 table spoon (this adds the crunchyness in between)
Method of preparation
1) Mix Onions, tomatos, green chillies cilantro (coriander) in a serving bowl. Now add salt to it and mix it with hand.
2) Prepare tadka by taking a small tadka kadai and add oil to it. After oil is heated, add mustard seeds and let it splutter. Add asafoetida, green chillies urad dal and curry leaves to the oil. turn off stove when the urad dal is slightly golden but do not wait until they turn black.
3) Add yogurt and mix properly. Add prepared tadka to the yogurt mixture and your raita is ready to serve.