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Friday, September 23, 2011


Raita is one of the simplest accompaniments to prepare.

It can be served as a dip with chips, crackers or melba toasts.

For healthier option, it can also be served with assorted raw vegetables like carrots, cucumber, cauliflower,broccoli,celery sticks,radish


1) Yoghurt 250 ml.
2) Cucumber 1/2 (washed,grated)
3) salt to taste
4) green chilly 1 ( washed and finely chopped)
5) Cumin powder or Sandwich masaala or Chaat masaala 1/2 tsp.
6) Coriander 1 tbsp. (rinsed and chopped finely) (optional)


1) In a bowl, whisk the yoghurt or beat it with a fork to make it smooth.
2) Add rest of the ingredients and mix well.
3) Keep refrigerated until serving.


You can add :

Chopped tomatoes
Chopped radish
Instead of cucumber, add grated carrots
Instead of coriander, add finely chopped mint.

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