Looking for a cooling and refreshing recipe to beat the summer heat? Let me show you how to make a Creamy Pudina or Mint Raita!

Pudina Raita

Recipe by caion


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Check the ingredients for your Pudina Raita.


  • Pudina Paste
  • 1 cup Mint Leaves (washed)

  • 2 tbsp Curd

  • Roasted Cumin Powder
  • 1 cup Cumin Seeds

  • Pudina Raita
  • 2 cups Curd

  • 1 tbsp Powdered Sugar

  • Salt (as per taste)

  • 1/2 tsp Black Salt

  • 1 tsp Roasted Cumin Seeds Powder

  • 1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder


  • Pudina Paste
  • I am taking 1 cup of washed mint leaves to grind.
  • Add Adding 2 tbsp of curd to aid grinding.
  • Mix.
  • Roasted Cumin Powder
  • In a hot pan on low flame, I’m taking around 1 cup of Cumin Seeds or Jeera to roast.
  • Keep on stirring to roast evenly.
  • I can now smell a nice aroma and the color has changed slightly.
  • Once the seeds have cooled down, we will grind it.
  • Pudina Raita
  • I have here 2 cups of cool thick curd.
  • Into this goes, 1 tbsp. of Powdered Sugar.
  • This needs to be whisked well to smoothen the texture.
  • Add the Pudina Paste.
  • Mix this well.
  • Add Salt to taste – I have taken 1/2 tsp.
  • Add 1/2 tsp. of Black Salt or Kala Namak.
  • Add 1 tsp. of Roasted cumin powder we made.
  • Add 1/2 tsp. of Red Chilli Powder.
  • Stir.
  • Your Pudina Raita is ready!

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