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jeera raita recipe, how to make jeera raita | cumin raita recipe

jeera raita recipe with step by step photos – simple yet delicious raita made with roasted crushed cumin.

this jeera raita recipe is simplicity at its best. made with a few minimal ingredients, the flavors of cumin shine through in this recipe. another simple recipe with the flavors of cumin in it, is this jeera rice recipe.

you can serve this cumin raita as a dip with snacks or even serve with any pulao or biryani. you can also make this raita to go along with some dal-roti or sabzi-roti. for a dairy free alternative, use cashew or almond yogurt.

if you are looking for more raita recipes then do check boondi raita, masala raita, mint raita, capsicum raita and vegetable raita recipe.

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jeera raita recipe | cumin raita recipe
prep time
10 mins
total time
10 mins
 
jeera raita recipe - simple yet delicious curd raita with the flavors of roasted cumin.
course: side
cuisine: north indian
servings: 2 to 3
author: dassana
ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1 cup chilled fresh curd (yogurt or dahi) or 200 grams curd
  • ¼ teaspoon red chilli powder (lal mirch powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon black salt
  • regular salt or rock salt as required
  • 1 teaspoon chopped mint leaves (pudina patta) or 5 to 6 small to medium mint leaves, chopped (you can also use coriander leaves instead of mint leaves)
how to make recipe
  1. heat a pan. keep the flame on low and then add 1 teaspoon cumin seeds.
  2. stir and roast the cumin seeds, till they become aromatic and crisp. you can brown them lightly but do not over do.
  3. then take the roasted cumin seeds in a mortar.
  4. with a pestle crush the cumin to a coarse powder.
  5. in a small bowl take 1 cup chilled fresh curd or yogurt. with a wired whisk, whip till smooth.
  6. now add the crushed cumin seeds powder to the beaten yogurt.
  7. next add 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder, 1/4 teaspoon black salt and 1 teaspoon chopped mint leaves. also add regular salt as per taste. if you do not have black salt, then skip it.
  8. mix well.
  9. serve jeera raita as an accompaniment with any indian meal or as a dip with snack or starters. you can also chill the raita and then serve later.
recipe notes

- recipe can be doubled or tripled.
- red chili powder can be added more as per your taste requirements.
- instead of curd, cashew or almond yogurt can be used.


how to make cumin raita or jeera raita recipe:

1. heat a pan. keep the flame on low and then add 1 teaspoon cumin seeds.

2. stir and roast the cumin seeds, till they become aromatic and crisp. you can brown them lightly but do not over do.

3. then take the roasted cumin seeds in a mortar.

4. with a pestle crush the cumin to a coarse powder.

5. in a small bowl take 1 cup chilled fresh curd or yogurt.

6. with a wired whisk, whip till smooth.

7. now add the crushed cumin seeds powder to the beaten yogurt.

7. next add ¼ teaspoon red chilli powder, ¼ teaspoon black salt and 1 teaspoon chopped mint leaves. also add regular salt as per taste. if you do not have black salt, then skip it. you can also use coriander leaves instead of mint leaves.

8. mix well.

9. serve jeera raita as an accompaniment with any indian meal or as a dip with snack or starters. you can also chill the raita and then serve later.




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This post was last modified on October 22, 2016, 12:10 am

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