mint raita recipe, pudina raita recipe
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mint raita

flavoful raita recipe made with fresh mint leaves and spices.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: side dish
Cuisine: north indian
Servings: 2 -3
Author: Dassana Amit

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh curd (dahi or yogurt) or 200 grams curd
  • ½ cup fresh mint leaves (pudina patta)
  • 2 to 3 teaspoon water for grinding mint leaves (pudina patta)
  • ¼ teaspoon red chilli powder (lal mirch powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon roasted cumin powder (bhuna jeera powder)
  • ½ teaspoon chaat masala
  • salt as required

Instructions

preparation to make mint raita

  • take 1 fresh cup curd in a mixing bowl. whisk till smooth. keep covered in the fridge till you make the mint leaves paste.
  • rinse 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves first in water. then place them in a small chutney grinder.
  • add 2 to 3 teaspoon water and grind to a fine or semi-fine paste.

making mint raita

  • add the mint paste along with its juices to the curd.
  • add the spice powders - 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder, 1/4 teaspoon roasted cumin powder and 1/2 teaspoon chaat masala. also add salt as per taste.
  • mix everything very well.
  • serve mint raita with a tandoori or baked starter snack. garnish with a sprig of mint leaf while serving. you can also serve with veg pulao or veg biryani. you can also refrigerate the raita and serve later.

Notes

you can use almond yogurt or cashew yogurt instead of milk yogurt.
spices can be adjusted as per your taste.