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Mint Raita (Yoghurt) - 1
Pudina ka Raita - 1

Abha Gupta

This is a popular raita in Indian homes, especially during the hot weather. Mint is known for it’s cooling properties. Also see Mint Raita, Like the Indian Restaurants and Take-Aways. Serves 4-6

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Ingredients

500 ml. fresh, natural yoghurt or dahi
A small bunch of fresh mint leaves, ground to a paste. Amount depends on how minty you like it.
1/2 tbs. cumin seeds, dry roasted and coarsely ground
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp. chilli powder/black pepper (optional)

Instructions

1.Beat yoghurt lightly
2.Add all other ingredients and stir well.
3.Adjust seasoning to taste.
4.Serve chilled with an Indian meal.

Notes

You can add finely chopped red onions/cucumbers/green chillies.
Also see Raita Selection.
If fresh mint is not available, you can make this raita with mint sauce or ground, bottled mint.

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