jeera raita recipe | roasted cumin raita recipe | bhuna jeera raita recipe

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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.

jeera raita recipe cumin raita

cumin has got many healthy benefits. e.g. it is good for digestion, boosts immunity and also good for skin. its added in many indian recipes. few such simple recipes with the flavors of cumin in it on blog are:

  1. jeera aloo recipe
  2. jeera paratha recipe
  3. 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 | roasted cumin raita recipe

jeera raita recipe - simple yet delicious curd raita with the flavors of roasted cumin.

course side dish
cuisine north indian
prep time 10 minutes
total time 10 minutes
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.

stepwise cumin raita or jeera raita recipe:

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

making jeera raita recipe

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

making jeera raita recipe

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

making jeera raita recipe

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

making jeera raita recipe

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

making jeera raita recipe

6. with a wired whisk, whip till smooth.

making jeera raita recipe

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

making jeera raita recipe

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.

making jeera raita recipe

8. mix well.

making jeera raita recipe

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.

jeera raita recipe

About

dassana amit
i started vegrecipesofindia.com in feb 2009. it is a pure vegetarian blog and shares recipes with step by step photos.

i am passionate about cooking from childhood and learnt cooking from my elders. a home science degree course further enhanced my cooking and baking skills professionally along with an internship in a five star hotel. i am trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

all the 1800 recipes posted on blog are tried and tested and made healthy wherever possible. the recipes are detailed and with step by step pictures that will easily help you to make delicious and tasty vegetarian food.