Pomelo yogurt/Chakkotha raitha / Bablimos salad

pomelo in yogurt sauce
Pomelo/ chakkotha/ bablimos is a happy fruit in my house…every one beams as they see it..coz though it’s like a grape fruit…this is far sweeter. As I was peeling the fruit I remember the yummy taste of it…with chaat masala…yet it was dinner time….so a quick  wishiy washy..with my kitchen magic wand..turned it into something lovely accompaniment for the Aloo palak rice I was making.

Try these Pomelo recipes too

Bablimos chaat- a pomelo street food
So here is the recipe for you…

pomelo in yogurt sauce

Pomelo raitha

A quick accompaniment to a mixed rice main dish
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Main Dish, Soups and salad
Cuisine Indian, Kids choice, One pot, Vegetarian
Servings 3 people


  • 1 cup pomelo pearls peeled and cleaned
  • 1 cup fresh yogurt whisked
  • 1/4 cup tomatoes chopped fine
  • 1 nos green chilli slit or chopped fine
  • 1/2 tsp dill leaves finely chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp chaat masala
  • 1/4 tsp sesame seeds toasted


  • Cut an peel through the thick skin of the Pomelo and extract the segments. Cut open the segments, discard the peel and the seeds and segregate the pearls.
  • Whisk the fresh yogurt till smooth so that it doesn't run
  • In a mixing bowl toss in all the ingredients except the sesame seeds.
  • Mix well. Adjust salt if necessary.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and sprinkle sesame seeds on top. Ready to serve...
  • Keep chilled if you are going to serve later.
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Poonam Bachhav
2 years ago

Always look for such quick flavorful side dishes to go with my thalis..lovely share Seema !

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