Mooli/radish raita

Mooli raita

About the dish:

This is a super quick, easy dip where grated raw radish is whisked with yogurt , flavoured with coriander, mint and spiced with green chillies.

Health Benefits:

Radish or mooli has long been used in Indian households to add flavour to curries or to make mouth-watering mooli paratha. They are packed with nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants that can not only add years to your life but can help you fight diseases like cancer, diabetes, beats cold and cough, helps recover from jaundice, fights constipation.

Makes: 3-4 servings
Preparation time: 15 minutes


  • Grated radish-1cup
  • Yogurt-1 ½-2cups
  • Green chilli-3-4num
  • Mint-a handful
  • Coriander- handful
  • Roasted Peanuts-2tbsp
  • Black salt- 1/2tsp
  • Sugar-1/2tsp (if you wish sweet and sour taste)


  • Throw mint, coriander, chillies and roasted peanuts in the mixer/blender and ground to coarse paste and set aside.
  • Beat the yogurt, black salt, yogurt in a bowl add grated radish, ground paste and mix well until combined.

Serve with rotis/parathas/ biryani rice

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  • Can replace black salt with table salt
  • Can even add mustard, curry leaves tempering to this.

About Chitra Jagadish

My passion for Cooking & love to explore healthy recipes. This blog is a result from it and am here to share 'Recipes for Healthy living'...Its all about 'FOOD and HEALTH'

Posted on July 4, 2014, in Dips, Indian and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. These look incredible 🙂 can see how soft they would have been 🙂 Also you have a day before my best blogger bud’s event closes. It’s called Soup with SS.


  2. I think my mom would love this! Nice job Chitra!


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