Monday, April 10, 2017

Pomegranate Raita (Yogurt with Pomegranate seeds)

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“Pomegranate raita” is great accompaniment to any Indian meal specially in summers. This is quick and easy to make. If your kids are not fond of fruits then raitas are a great way to make them eat their fruits specially in hot summer months. Pomegranate is a super food and known to cure problems related to the heart, stomach, diabetes, cancer and blood circulation. They are a also powerhouse of vitamin A, C and E. Let’s quickly jump onto the recipe.

Serves: 2-3
Preparation time: 5 mins.
Cooking time: zero mins.


1 cup fresh curd/ yogurt
½ cup pomegranate
½ teaspoon roasted cumin powder
2 tablespoon sugar or as desired
Salt as required (you can use black salt too)


  1. Wash and peel the pomegranate to separate the seeds.
  2. Whisk the curd.
  3. Mix in all ingredients.
  4. Serve chilled with desired dish.


  • Keep refrigerated until use so that raita does not turn sour.
  • If fasting, use rock salt (sendha namak) instead of normal /black salt.

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