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Seasoned Yogurt (Raita) Recipes

Updated: Jan 2


  • 1 cup Yogurt (dahi)

  • 1 Cucumber, preferably English grated

  • 1/2 Finely chopped red onion

  • 1 Tomato (optional)

  • ½ tsp Black Salt

  • 3 – 4 Mint leaves, fresh or substituted with ½ Teaspoon dried

  • A pinch of Sugar


▪ Add Yogurt to a bowl with ¼ tsp Black Salt and Sugar, whisk the ingredients to a consistency.

▪ Slice Cucumber into bite-size pieces or your preferred size and add slices to Yogurt. Add tomatoes and onions.

Garnish with remaining Salt and Mint leaves.

▪ Serve your seasoned yogurt (Raita) chilled.

Raita (Seasoned Yogurt) with Grapes & Pecans


1 cup Yogurt, Natural, 3% preferable

½ tsp Roasted Cumin seeds, grounded

1 tsp Sugar

½ tsp Black Pepper

½ cup Grapes, seedless, halved

¼ cup Pecans or Walnuts, roasted

Pinch of hot Red Chilli Powder for garnish (optional)

Salt to taste


Whisk Yogurt in a serving bowl.

Add all spices, Grapes, Sugar and salt in a bowl.

Serve chilled.

Refreshing and cool Raita is ready to be served with any curry

Chakundar Raita (Beets)


2 medium size Beetroots

3 cups Yogurt​

1 tsp Roasted cumin powder​

1 tsp Red chilli powder

Salt to taste


▪ Boil beetroot. Peel, cool and dice into half centimeter pieces. Set aside.

▪ Beat yogurt to a smooth consistency. You can also strain the yogurt through a muslin cloth to get a smooth consistency.

▪ Mix beetroots with yogurt. Add roasted cumin powder, red chilli powder and salt.

▪ Mix well and serve chilled.

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