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mint coriander raita recipe, how to make mint coriander raita

by dassana amit updated October 31, 2013

mint coriander raita

mint coriander raita has a refreshing minty taste and a subtle lemony flavor from the fresh coriander leaves. this combo gives a slight punch and takes something as basic & simple like a raita, to a completely new level. instead of just a side accompanying dish, this raita stands out because of its strong flavors.

most of the raitas are not very strong and usually are subtle, mild and have a soft presence to be served as a side dish. but this raita has very strong flavors and presence. best is to pair this raita with something light and mild main course. a few suggestions would be light rice dishes like vegetable pulao, vegetable yakhni pulao, jeera rice or the kashmiri biryani. it can go well with khichdi too.

if pairing this mint coriander raita with a biryani then don’t serve with a highly flavored and spiced biryani. i had made this raita to go with kashmiri biryani which is mild and does not make use of onions, garlic and tomatoes.

mint coriander raita recipe

if you are looking for more raita recipes then do check boondi raita, cucumber raita, pineapple raita and onion tomato raita.

mint coriander raita recipe details below:

mint coriander raita
 
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mint coriander raita with refreshing mint and coriander flavors and taste.
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Recipe type: side
Cuisine: indian
Serves: 2-3
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup mint leaves
  • ½ cup coriander leaves
  • 1 green chili, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp roasted cumin powder or as required
  • ½ tsp chaat masala powder or as required
  • ¼ tsp red chili powder or as required
  • 1 cup yogurt, dairy or vegan (i used cashew curd)
  • black salt or rock salt as required
Instructions
  1. grind the mint, coriander & green chili with some water.
  2. add very less water while grinding.
  3. whisk yogurt till smooth.
  4. add all the chopped onion, spice powders and salt.
  5. stir and serve the mint coriander raita with some lightly spiced dish..
  6. you can also chill the raita and then serve later.

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shifa May 26, 2013 1

Hi , have you tried cracker topping recipes ? if so, pls share.

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dassana May 26, 2013 2

yes i have tried. but never updated on the blog. will keep your request in mind.

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Sayantani May 20, 2013 3

all your pictures are a joy to anyy hungry soul. lovely recipe, refreshing and perfect for the weather.

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dassana May 20, 2013 4

thanks sayantani

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Pavithra May 20, 2013 5

Lovely raita!! Healthy too! Love the addition of “roasted” cumin powder – new to me!
Love the pulao near by.

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Divya May 20, 2013 6

I love to pair Mint Raita with Biryani too,I feel the flavors complement each other well.Love the bowl of Kashmiri Biryani,looks delicious!

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Janani May 20, 2013 7

wow so yummm lovely raitas it would taste awesome with so many stuff got to try it for sure,

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