Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: Raita time, raita place
This delicious, cooling side dish is unique to North India but different versions of it exist across the world. So, where did it come from?
Raita is the silent guest at nearly every meal in North India. Silent, because it is never gets the credit it deserves. We enjoy it, but we don’t talk too much about it. In fact, as I discovered while researching this piece, nobody is even sure who invented it or where it came from.