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    Try This Easy Methi Raita Recipe At Home

    This healthy and flavourful methi raita will make just the perfect side dish with your lunch or dinner. 
    Published -26 Dec 2021, 09:00 ISTUpdated -25 Dec 2021, 15:26 IST
    methi raita recipe

    Fenugreek leaves or methi leaves are available in abundance during the winter season. If you love this seasonal vegetable, we are sure you want to make the most of it in the chilly winters. 

    There are different ways you can add methi or fenugreek to your daily diet. An easy way is preparing homemade raita using healthy and tasty methi leaves. 

    This raita won't be your regular one as it will be prepared with a special tadka. 

    How To Make Methi Raita?

    • Begin with heating some oil in a pan. 
    • Add cumin seeds and fry till they turn aromatic. 
    • Next add chopped garlic and fry.
    • Add chopped green chilli and methi leaves. Saute for a few seconds. 
    • Add some sugar and salt as per taste. Cook for 1 minute. 
    • Take methi mixture off flame. 
    • In a bowl, add dahi, cooked methi mixture, salt to taste and lemon juice. 
    • Pour in water if required. 
    • In the same pan, add some oil, add chopped garlic, pinch of red chilli powder. Saute. 
    • Raita tempering is ready. 
    • Pour the tadka over raita and serve. 

    Methi Raita Recipe Card

    Just a few ingredients required and this delicious raita is ready at home within minutes.

    Total Time :
    20 min
    Preparation Time :
    5 min
    Cooking Time :
    15 min
    Servings :
    Cooking Level :
    Tanya Malik


    • 1 Cup Methi Leaves Or Fenugreek Leaves
    • 3/4 Cup Curd Or Dahi
    • 2-3 Cloves Chopped Garlic
    • 1 Tsp Lemon Juice
    • 1/2 Tsp Cumin Seeds
    • 1 Chopped Green Chilli
    • Pinch Of Sugar
    • Salt To Taste
    • Black Salt To Taste
    • Oil As Required
    • Garic Cloves For Tadka
    • Pinch Of Red Chilli Powder


    Step 1
    In a pan, add some oil.
    Step 2

    methi leaves raita

    Add cumin seeds, garlic, green chilli and chopped methi leaves. Saute on high heat.
    Step 3
    Next add sugar, salt to taste. Cook and take off flame.
    Step 4
    In a bowl, add whisked curd, cooked methi mixture and black salt as per taste.
    Step 5
    Squeeze in lemon juice.
    Step 6
    Add water as required to adjust the consistency of the raita.
    Step 7
    In the same pan, add some oil, garlic and red chilli powder. Stir.
    Step 8
    Pour the tempering over the raita bowl. Serve.

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