Mint Raita Recipe | Pudina Raita

4.93 from 64 votes

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.

This raita is commonly served with vegetable rice preparations like Veg PulaoTawa PulaoVeg Biryani. It compensates for the spices and hotness and adds an extra zing to the main dish.

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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Mint Raita Recipe Step By Step Instructions

Mint Raita Recipe | Pudina Raita

Mint Raita is a refreshing yoghurt recipe flavored with mint leaves and spices.
4.93 from 64 votes

Recipe Info

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 4
Category Raita
Cuisine Indian

Nutrition

Calories: 86kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g

Ingredients For Mint Raita Recipe | Pudina Raita
  

  • 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 for Mint Raita Recipe | Pudina Raita
 

  • Remove the mint leaves and coriander leaves from the stem and add them in a blender.
    3/4 Cup Fresh Mint Leaves (Pudina), 1/4 Cup Coriander Leaves (Dhaniya)
    Mint Raita Recipe Step By Step Instructions 1
  • Also add green chillies, roasted cumin powder, red chilli powder, sugar and salt.
    1 Small Green Chilli, 1/2 Teaspoon Roasted Cumin Powder (Bhuna Jeera), 1/2 Teaspoon Sugar, 3/4 Teaspoon Salt
    Mint Raita Recipe Step By Step Instructions 2
  • Add 2 tablespoons curd and blend all the ingredients to make a smooth puree.
    2 Cups Plain Curd (Yoghurt)
    Mint Raita Recipe Step By Step Instructions 3
  • Add this puree to the remaining curd and whisk till it’s smooth and all the ingredients are mixed well.
    Mint Raita Recipe Step By Step Instructions 4
  • Mint raita is ready. Serve it chilled along with any Indian meal.
    Mint Raita Recipe Step By Step Instructions

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