Mint Raita

The combination of curd and mint is awesome and cooling. I often use mint in my cooking as it’s cooling and refreshing. Aids digestion too.It’s always there in my kitchen garden.


Mint – 1 handful

Green chillies – 2

Hung curd – 1 small bowl

Cumin powder – 1/4 spoon coarsely ground

Black salt – as per taste

Mint leaves for garnishing


In a mixer jar or preferably a salad chopper add in the green chilli bits and handful of mint leaves and just Whiz it for 10 seconds.

Transfer this to a bowl.

Now add the cumin powder. Black salt and give a proper mix.

Garnish with a tender mint sprig and enjoy it refrigerated.

🎃 Pumpkin Raita

Pumpkin Raita is cooling for the system and also goes well with rice.


Pumpkin-1/2 cup chopped and steamed.

Curd -1/2 cup.

Red chillies-2(dry)

Cumin-1/2 spn

Coconut oil-1 son.

Salt as per taste.


Take a bowl and mash the steamed pumpkins with a spoon or fork.

Add salt and curd and mix well.

Now season it with cumin and chopped Red chillies in a spoonful of coconut oil.