Plain Raita

"It is an indispensable accompaniment of Indian cuisine. A great way to enjoy your meal and mail in the hot summer months!"
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  • Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Keep in a cool place until needed.
  • Serve chilled.

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  1. BlondeGuru
    This was a great raita recipe! I loved all the flavors of the spices within it, but I did add mint and minced cucumber at the very end and it was great! Went very well with the bhindi masala. T
  2. Shalabhanjika
    This is really super. Quick & easy. I made this as part of a vegetarian Indian meal I made for my family-and was asked for the recipe later. Clean, crisp, satisfying flavor. I didn't have whole cumin seeds at the time, so I just dry-toasted the ground cumin at hand, and it was still great!
  3. Susiecat too
    Simple clean flavors, perfect. Thanks, Charishma. I also added a teaspoon each of chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley and chives.
  4. Chef floWer
    Yummy, perfect for our Indian dinner tonight. I followed the recipe as written and really enjoyed the taste. It was a great accompaniment to cool down the curry. Thank you Charishma Ramchandani
  5. Kitty Z
    Very good. :) I added a bit of garlic and hot pepper instead of salt, to cut down on the sodium. Thanks!


  1. Kitty Z
    Very good. :) I added a bit of garlic and hot pepper instead of salt, to cut down on the sodium. Thanks!


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