Scorching heat, sweaty bodies, dehydration and whatever, it’s that time of year again. With the temperature rising to 45-50 degrees C, it is mandatory to take care of ourselves otherwise the consequences can be dangerous. According to various health experts and nutritionists, our body should be hydrated from within. It is therefore essential for us to drink more water because less water in the body can lead to various ailments. Besides water, there are many refreshing recipes that one can add to the daily diet. For example, juices, coolers, curd recipes and more. Indeed, summers give us enough reason to savor our favorite recipes.
Among all these recipes, lassi and raita are two of the favorite recipes eaten in India. Curd is one of the perfect foods for summer, rich in protein and calcium. It refreshes your body and helps digestion. And what could be better than to accompany it with summer fruits that are lip-smacking and super refreshing? We guess nothing! We therefore offer you here a list of 5 fruit raita recipes that can be perfect accompaniments for your summer meal. Let’s start.
Here is a list of 5 fruit raita recipes you must try:
Mixed Fruit Raita – Our Recommendation
Let’s start with our favorite. One that is not only refreshing but also indulgent. Here we offer you a mixed fruit raita recipe, which can be considered a tasty and healthy substitute for a bowl of creamy fruit. Read the full recipe here.
Next up is this delicious combination of sour milk and lychee. For summers, these two things together make the buds taste refreshing, refreshing and sweet. 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 spread all year round. They are extremely rich in manganese and vitamin C. With so many benefits of pineapple, here we have an easy summer recipe for you. The sweet and savory flavor of this pineapple raita gives an unexpected twist to the main course. Find the recipe here.
If you love mangoes, this mango raita recipe has your name written on it. Apart from having it as a side dish to your evening meal, you can also serve it as a delectable dessert.
How to do it:
- 1 mango
- 1 teaspoon of sugar (optional)
- A pinch of saffron
- 1 cup curd
- A few almonds to garnish
Steps to follow
- Take the curd in a bowl, add saffron infused water and honey (optional). Whisk until the yogurt is smooth and everything is well combined.
- Add the mango pieces and slivered almonds. Serve and enjoy.
5. Raita grapes
Now this raita tastes delicious as an accompaniment to biryani or Kashmiri Pulao. You can do this using any grape you like – black or green.
How to do it:
- 1 cup curd (thick curd)
- half a cup of green grapes (chopped)
- Sugar (optional)
- 1/2 teaspoon roasted Jeera powder
- Red Chilli Powder To Taste
- Take the thick curd (along with the malai) in a mixing bowl and whisk until smooth and creamy.
- Add salt and sugar as needed and whisk again until the sugar dissolves.
- Add chopped raisins, roasted cumin powder and red pepper powder. Mix again.
- Garnish with mint leaves and it’s ready.
Try these recipes at home and let us know how you liked them in the comments section below. Good food !