Fruit Raita is a refreshing raita made with chilled fruits dipped in yogurt, flavored with salt and sugar. This along with the addition of roasted cumin powder and black pepper powder gives it an irresistibly refreshing flavor.
You can add almost any fruit that is available to you for this recipe. Fruits like banana, apples, pears, orange, grapes, cherry, strawberry, pomegranate seeds (anar dana), pineapple etc. go well with it.
This raita is very easy to make and is a great way to include fruits in your diet. Fruit raita should be served chilled and is very enjoyable in the hot summers.
It is not too sweet or salty and is somewhere in between the normally salty raitas and sweet desserts dishes. As such fruit raita is a healthy substitute for a dessert at the end of a meal.
To make Fruit Raita at home follow the detailed step by step recipe with photos posted below.
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Ingredients For Fruit Raita Recipe
- 2 Cup Plain Curd/ Yoghurt
- 1/2 Cup Milk
- 1 Teaspoon Sugar
- 1/2 Teaspoon Kala Namak/ Rock Salt
- 1/2 Teaspoon Kali Mirch/ Black Pepper Powder
- 1/2 Teaspoon Chaat Masala
- 1/2 Teaspoon Bhuna Jeera/ Roasted Cumin Powder
- 1 Cup Fruits, like bananas, grapes, apples, pears etc.
Step By Step Instructions With Photos for Fruit Raita Recipe
Take 2 cups of curd in a mixing bowl.
Add around 1/2 cup of milk in small increments. You can also use water instead of milk.
Beat the curd and milk into a smooth mixture. Adjust the quantity of milk to get a thick pouring consistency.
Now add sugar, kala namak (rock salt), kali mirch (black pepper powder), chaat masala and bhuna jeera (roasted cumin powder).
Add 1 cup of any fruits of your choice. I have added diced bananas, grapes, apples and pears. You can also add finely cut dry fruits like cashews and almonds. Fruit raita is ready. Serve it chilled.
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