A cooling side dish for hot days of summer!
This is a dip everyone (all dosha types) can enjoy during summer.
Take with kitchari, dal, chapati, rice dishes, roast vegetables anything really!
It’s great to take as a snack with fresh, crunchy in-season vegetables.

This side dish cools Pitta (heat), helps digestion and it so quick and simple to make.


  • 1¼ cups good quality plain yogurt (homemade is best)
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed Mint Leaves
  • 2 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves
  • Rock or Sea salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion (optional)

How to prepare:

  • Take mint leaves, coriander leaves, 2 tablespoons yogurt and salt in a blender.
  • Blend until it becomes a smooth cream.
  • Take the remaining yogurt in a bowl.
  • Whip it until it becomes light and smooth.
  • Add the mint paste, roasted cumin powder and a pinch of black salt into the whipped yogurt.
  • Mix well.
  • Add onion to this and mix well.
  • Mint Raita is ready to be served.