Pudina Raita
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Pudina (Mint) Raita

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In English, pudina is called mint. It a herb which is full of nutrition and has a number of health benefits. Pudina is an appetizer and body cleanser. It helps in digestion and soothes stomach in case of indigestion. It is a natural antioxidant and a natural breath freshener. Pudina has a refreshing flavor and a cool taste thus it is added to various recipes to enhance its flavor. Pudina ka raita is a perfect accompaniment with all the fasting  and non-fasting dishes.

Recipe of delicious pudina raita is very easy and simple.

Pudina Raita

Ingredients for 2 servings

  • Fresh thick curd  – 1 tea cup
  • Pudina leaves     – 1/4 tea cup
  • Green chilli         – 1
  • Roasted jeera powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilli powder       – 1/8 tsp
  • Sendha namak (rock salt) according to taste

Preparation –

  • Remove the stems from the pudina leaves and rinse it.
  • Take thick fresh curd in a bowl and whisk it.

Method –

  • Grind pudina leaves and green chilli into a smooth paste along with 1 tbsp curd.
  • Combine this mixture with whisked curd, now add roasted jeera powder, red chilli powder and salt. Mix well.
  • Keep in refrigerator and serve chilled.

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