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Raita Recipe

Raita Recipe

Indian Raita is a yogurt and fresh vegetable dip that’s served with Indian curries and rice recipes such as Biryani and Pulao. There are many variations of raita, such as this cucumber raita, mint raita and boondi raita. It's the perfect creamy, cooling condiment to your favorite curry! 
Course Appetizers/Side Dish
Cuisine Pakistani/Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 81kcal


  • Yogurt 1 1/2 cup
  • 1 medium tomato chopped into small chunks
  • 1 large cucumber chopped into small chunks
  • 1 medium red onion chopped into small chunks
  • 1 green chilli optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Add all the vegetables, roasted cumin powder and salt to the yogurt. Mix until combined.
  • If you would like the raita to be of a thinner consistency, then add the water and mix. If not, then don’t add the water.
  • Serve immediately.
  • Raita can be stored up to 2 days in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


Calories: 81kcal