Indian Mint Yogurt

Indian Mint Yogurt

Pudina Raita is a mint yogurt based side dish which goes well with rice-based dishes like biryani, jeera rice and pulao. It has a refreshing minty taste and is very flavorful- made from yogurt, mint leaves, coriander leaves and usual spices.
This is a perfect Mint Yogurt recipe for the summer season! and is often combined with chopped veggies such as onion, cucumber slices and tomatoes.
To make your authentic homemade Chaat Masala follow the same steps as given in Mint Paratha Recipe.

Jasmin Dhar


  1. 1 cup mint leaves fresh
  2. 1 1/2 cups coriander leaves
  3. 1 tsp cumin seeds
  4. 1/2 cup yogurt
  5. 1 green chili
  6. 1 - 2 tbsps cucumber . chopped (optional)
  7. 1 - 2 tbsps onions . chopped (optional)
  8. salt pepper and for flavor
  9. 1/2 teaspoon Chaat masala


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    Wash the mint and coriander leaves in water and drain.

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    Dry fry cumin in pan and keep aside to cool.

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    Chop Coriander and mint finely. Add cumin to a blender jar and powder.

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    Whisk yogurt, mint, coriander, cumin, Chaat masala and chilli in medium bowl to blend.

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    If desired you can add few chopped onions or cucumber pieces.

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    Season raita to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.

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    Before serving sprinkle a pinch of Chaat on top. Serve best with Biryani and cut onions as shown below.

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