Raita recipes

These popular yogurt salads are designed to be a cooling counterpoint for spicy dishes. Raita can be made with a variety of vegetables, including cucumbers, potatoes, spinach and eggplant. Fruit raita – such as those made with ripe tomatoes or bananas are also popular.

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28min

This is my family's favourite raita and is made in a couple of minutes!

Recipe by: SavitaJ

 
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15min

This is a simple raita which can be taken with rice or any type of rice item that is cooked. Generally we make tomato onion raita with some biryani or any item. I found this tasty and slightly different.. Give a try and let me know if you liked it :-)

Recipe by: sumana

 
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10min

I used edible colours for this raita to celebrate the day at home with friends. Great with a simple dish of chawal. Happy Aug 15!

Recipe by: NinDel

 
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10min

Serve this cooling raita with a spicy Indian meal.

Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

 
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40min

This is a quick and easy salad that you can wrap in a chapati or just have with rice, especially when you do not feel like cooking something heavy. The salad should be eaten fresh and chilled.

Recipe by: Prajakta_Karanjkar

 
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25min

Boondis are small balls of sweet besan which are mixed with seasoned yoghurt to make this delicious yet simple salad. Serve with chapati or rice.

Recipe by: Prajakta_Karanjkar

 
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18min

Raita is a kind of cucumber salad that is eaten with Pulao and all kinds of Biryanis. It is really light and must be made right before the rice is served.

Recipe by: Afsana_Hossain

 
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50min

Cucumber and dahi provide a cooling contrast to flattened pork (escalopes) rolled around a hot, ginger-spiced stuffing. Try serving with boiled rice and steamed french beans. To make escalopes: Cut pork fillet into 3/4 inch slices. Place a piece of sliced pork or a chop on a sheet of waxed paper or plastic wrap, cover with a second sheet and using a belna (rolling pin) or meat mallet, flatten to a thickness of about 1/4 inch.

Recipe by: Brenda Houghton

 
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35min

This is a raita made during Navratri to go on thali that is served to break the fast. Serve with puri and other vrat food dishes.

Recipe by: shibani_sur

 
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20min

This is a bit different raita, as it is made from lauki or bottle gourd. It is a Navratri special salad item.

Recipe by: shibani_sur

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