Scorching heat, sweaty bodies, dehydration etc, it’s that time of year again. With a temperature rise of 45-50 ° C, it is necessary to take care of ourselves, otherwise the consequences can be serious. According to various health experts and nutritionists, our body should be hydrated from within. This makes it necessary for us to drink more water, as less water content in the body can lead to various diseases. Other than water, there are many cooling recipes one can add to the daily diet. For example, smoothies, coolers, curd-based recipes, and more. In fact, summer gives us enough reasons to enjoy our favorite recipes.
Among all these recipes, lassi and raita are the most favorite recipes eaten in India. Curd is one of the perfect summer foods that are packed with protein and calcium. It cools your body and aids digestion. And what’s better than eating it with delicious and delicious summer fruits? We guess nothing! So, here we present to you a list of 5 raita recipes that can be the perfect accompaniment to your summer meal. Let’s get started.
Here is a list of five raita fruit recipes that you must try:
Mixed Fruit Raita – Our Recommendation
Let’s start with our favourite. The thing that not only refreshes, but also immerses itself in the essence. Here we present to you the Mixed Fruits Raita Recipe, which can be considered as a healthy and delicious alternative to a creamy fruit bowl. Read the full recipe here.
Next up is this delicious combination of yoghurt and lychee. For summer, both of these together give a fresh, tangy, and sweet taste to the buds. Try making this lychee raita this season. Click here for the recipe.
The best time to buy this fruit is from March to June, but pineapples reproduce all year round. They are very high in manganese and vitamin C. With so many benefits of pineapple, here is an easy summertime recipe for you. The sweet and savory flavor of pineapple raita brings an unexpected twist to the main course. Find the recipe here.
If you love mangoes, this mango raita recipe has your name on it. Besides having it as an accompaniment to dinner, you can also serve it as a delicious dessert.
how to make it:
- 1 mango
- 1 teaspoon sugar (optional)
- pinch of saffron
- 1 cup curd
- some almonds for garnish
Steps to do
- Put the curd in a bowl, add the water soaked with saffron and honey (optional). Whisk until the yogurt is smooth and everything is well blended.
- Add mango pieces and almond slices. Service and enjoy.
5. Grape Raita
Now this raita is delicious as a side dish with biryani or kashmiri pulao. You can make it using any grapes you like – black or green.
how to make it:
- 1 cup curd (thick curd)
- ½ cup green grapes (chopped)
- sugar (optional)
- ½ teaspoon toasted jeera powder
- Red chilli powder to taste
- Take the thick curd (with malai) in a mixing bowl and whisk until smooth and creamy.
- Add salt and sweet as needed and beat again until sugar dissolves.
- Add chopped grapes, roasted cumin powder, and red pepper powder. Mix again.
- Garnish with mint leaves and it is ready.
Try these recipes at home and tell us how much you like them in the comments section below. Happy cooking!