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Summer Recipes: Try These 5 Raita Recipes

Bored of having basic curd with your meal every day? Try these different raita recipes and enjoy your meal.   
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Summer is here and the weather outside is extremely hot. During this hot weather, we feel like having something chilled with our meals to cool ourselves. The best thing to accompany your meal is curd. 

However, having the same old curd every day can get boring. Therefore, you should have different types of raita. Read on for some amazing and different raita recipes that are super delicious and healthy at the same time. 

Cucumber Raita

cucumber raita recipes

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Grated Cucumber
  • 1 Cup Curd
  • ½ Tsp Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 Tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
  • ½ Tsp Chaat Masala Powder
  • Salt As Required
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Coriander Leaves

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, add curd and whisk it until smooth. 
  • Add grated cucumber to the curd. 
  • Add all the spices, coriander leaves and salt. Mix well.
  • The cucumber raita is now ready to be served.

Pineapple Raita

pineapple raita recipes

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Chopped Pineapple
  • 2 Tsp Salt
  • 2 Tsp Cumin Seeds Powder
  • 2 Cups Curd
  • ¼ Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 Handful Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 2 Tbsp Pomegranate
  • A Few Mint leaves

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, add curd and whisk it until smooth. 
  • Add salt, cumin seeds powder, black pepper and coriander leaves. Mix well. 
  • Add chopped pineapple to the curd. Mix well.
  • Garnish with pomegranate seeds, coriander leaves and mint leaves. 
  • Your pineapple raita is ready to be served. 

Beetroot Raita

beetroot raita recipes

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Curd
  • 1 Beetroot (Grated)
  • 1 Carrot (Grated)
  • 1 Onion (Chopped)
  • 1 Capsicum (Finely Chopped)
  • 1 Tsp Roasted Cumin Powder 
  • Coriander Leaves (Chopped)
  • Salt

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, add curd and whisk it until smooth. 
  • Add the chopped veggies along with salt and roasted cumin powder.
  • Mix everything well so that it combines. 
  • Garnish it with coriander leaves. 
  • Your beetroot raita is now ready to be served. Serve it chilled.

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Vegetable Raita

vegetable raita recipes 

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ Cups Curd
  • ¼ Tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
  • ⅛ Tsp Pepper Powder
  • 2 Tbsp Carrot (Finely Chopped)
  • 1 ½ Tbsp Capsicum (Finely Chopped)
  • 2 Tbsp Cucumber (Finely Chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp Tomato (Finely Chopped)
  • ½ Tbsp Coriander Leaves
  • Salt To Taste

Instructions

  • Get all the ingredients ready. 
  • Peel and chop all the veggies. 
  • In a large bowl, add curd and whisk it until smooth. 
  • Add salt and roasted jeera powder to the curd. Mix well.
  • Add all the chopped veggies and coriander leaves to the curd. Mix well. 
  • Your vegetable raita is now ready to be served. Serve it chilled. 

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Bottle Gourd Raita/Lauki Ka Raita

lauki raita recipes

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Grated Bottle Gourd
  • ⅛ Tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Curd
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Tsp Green Chillies (Finely Chopped)
  • ½ Tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
  • 1 Pinch Garam Masala Powder
  • Black Salt

Instructions

  • Rinse and peel the bottle gourd. 
  • Shred or grate the bottle gourd and keep it aside. 
  • Take the grated bottle gourd and add it to a pan. Add water to the pan.
  • Stir it well. Simmer and cook till the bottle gourd softens. 
  • Strain the cooked bottle gourd until all the water is strained. Use your hands to strain the remaining water.
  • In a large bowl, add curd and whisk it until smooth. 
  • Add the cook bottle gourd and green chillies to the curd. 
  • Add roasted cumin powder, garam masala powder and salt. Mix well. 
  • Your bottle gourd raita is now ready to be served. Serve it chilled.
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