Mamta's Kitchen

Mint Raita (Yoghurt) - 1

Pudina ka Raita - 1

Abha Gupta

This is a popular raita in Indian homes, especially during the hot weather. Mint is known for its cooling properties. Also see Mint Raita, Like the Indian Restaurants and Take-Aways. Serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 500 ml. fresh, natural yoghurt or dahi

  • A small bunch of fresh mint leaves, ground to a paste. Amount depends on how minty you like it.

  • 1/2 tbs. cumin seeds, dry roasted and coarsely ground

  • Salt to taste

  • 1/2 tsp. chilli powder/black pepper (optional)

Instructions

  1. Beat yoghurt lightly

  2. Add all other ingredients and stir well.

  3. Adjust seasoning to taste.

  4. Serve chilled with an Indian meal.

Notes

  • You can add finely chopped red onions/cucumbers/green chillies.

  • Also see Raita Selection.

  • If fresh mint is not available, you can make this raita with mint sauce or ground, bottled mint.

If you have any comments or questions about this recipe, please post them to our Discussion Board. To link to this recipe on the forum, you may use the shortcode [recipe:10586]


Content copyright ©2001-2018 Mamta Gupta and F² Limited. (All rights reserved. No copying without permission.)
Layout and design ©2001-2018 F² Limited. (All rights reserved. No copying without permission.)
Hosted by Clook Internet
All comments and queries to webmaster@mamtaskitchen.com