vegetable raita recipe
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veg raita

Vegetable raita recipe - side Indian dish made with spiced yogurt and vegetables.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: side dish
Cuisine: indian
Servings: 3 to 4
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 1 cup yogurt (curd or dahi) - dairy or vegan yogurt
  • 1 small to medium carrot, peeled and chopped finely
  • 1 small to medium bell pepper (capsicum or shimla mirch - red, orange, yellow or green) - chopped finely
  • 1 medium cucumber - peeled and chopped finely
  • 1 medium tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 small to medium onion, finely chopped (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder (kali mirch powder)
  • ½ teaspoon roasted cumin powder (bhuna jeera powder)
  • black salt or rock salt as required


  • Whisk the yogurt (curd or dahi) till smooth.
  • Add the spices and salt. Mix well.
  • Add the chopped veggies and stir them into the yogurt.
  • Check the taste and add more of the spice powders or salt if required.
  • Serve the vegetable raita immediately.


If using cashew yogurt, then to get a sour taste in the yogurt (as cashew yogurt has a sweet taste) add ½ tsp lemon juice or as required.