Mint Raita or Pudina Raita is a refreshing and cool salted curd (yoghurt) recipe flavored with mint leaves and usual spices. This Raita tastes the best when it is served chilled.
During the hot summers Mint Raita provides the much needed coolness & relief. The mint leaves impart a unique flavor and taste to the raita.
Mint has properties of a great appetizer & cleanser. It promotes digestion and also soothes the stomach in cases of indigestion or inflammation.
You can also add small amounts of chopped vegetables like onion, tomato and cucumber as per taste. In absence of fresh mint leaves, you can also add mint paste or dried mint leaves powder.
Mint raita can also be served with Parathas for breakfast or as an accompaniment to the main meal along with any dal or Indian gravy.
To make Mint Raita at home follow the detailed step by step recipe with photos posted below.
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Nutrition (per serving)
Ingredients For Mint Raita Recipe
- 2 Cups Plain Curd (Yoghurt)
- 3/4 Cup Fresh Mint Leaves (Pudina)
- 1/4 Cup Coriander Leaves (Dhaniya)
- 1 Small Green Chilli
- 1/2 Teaspoon Roasted Cumin Powder (Bhuna Jeera)
- 1/2 Teaspoon Sugar
- 3/4 Teaspoon Salt
Step By Step Instructions With Photos for Mint Raita Recipe
Remove the mint leaves and coriander leaves from the stem and add them in a blender.
Also add green chillies, roasted cumin powder, red chilli powder, sugar and salt.
Add 2 tablespoons Curd and blend all the ingredients to make a smooth puree.
Add this puree to the remaining curd and whisk till it's smooth and all the ingredients are mixed well.
Mint raita is ready. Serve it chilled along with any Indian meal.
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