Mint and Pomegranate Raita | How to make Mint and Pomegranate Raita

By Vibha Bhutada  |  12th Feb 2016  |  
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About Mint and Pomegranate Raita Recipe

Instead of paying the Valentine's Day markup at a restaurant, indulge in a special meal on your own turf. There are several ways to show you care, and preparing a special meal is one of them. This pleasant fruity raita is a delicious combination of mint, coriander and pomegranate pearls with the cool, refreshing quality of yogurt. This pretty raita is the perfect antidote to hot and fiery curries.

Mint and Pomegranate Raita is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Mint and Pomegranate Raita by Vibha Bhutada has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 4 people. You can find Mint and Pomegranate Raita at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Mint and Pomegranate Raita takes 15 minutes for the preparation and 10 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Mint and Pomegranate Raita is a good option for you. The flavour of Mint and Pomegranate Raita is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Mint and Pomegranate Raita on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Mint and Pomegranate Raita recipe on the page below.

Mint and Pomegranate Raita

Ingredients to make Mint and Pomegranate Raita

  • Thick yogurt 2 cups
  • pomegranate pearls 1 cup (reserve few for garnish)
  • mint leaves, chopped 4 tbsp
  • coriander leaves, chopped 4 tbsp
  • Green chilies, finely chopped 2
  • cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Chaat masala 1 tsp
  • Freshly ground black pepper 1/4 tsp
  • sugar as required
  • A pinch of black salt or rock salt
  • A few coriander or mint leaves for garnish

How to make Mint and Pomegranate Raita

  1. Whisk the yogurt briefly in a bowl. Set this aside.
  2. Season with the spice powders, salt and and sugar. Whisk it all together until sugar is dissolved. Taste and adjust the seasoning according to your requirement.
  3. Then, add the chopped mint and coriander leaves and mix well.
  4. Add the pomegranate pearls and stir well.
  5. If not serving immediately, keep the raita in the refrigerator, to cool.
  6. When ready to serve the raita, add the reserved pomegranate pearls and garnish with mint/coriander leaves.
  7. Enjoy!

My Tip:

1. This mint and pomegranate raita is the perfect complement to a spicy meal. It can be served with Indian breads or biryani along with your favorite curry. 2. You can also add some pomegranate juice for mild pink effect. 3. Add rock salt if fasting .

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