Fennel & Mint Raita

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Raita is an Indian condiment made with yogurt, vegetables, herbs and spices. It’s often made with cucumber, but in spring, we like to use fresh fennel and mint. Try it with our Red Lentil Dal with Caramelized Onions, Carrots and Peas. It’s also delicious with lamb, poultry or fish. Save the pretty fennel fronds to garnish the bowl.

Fennel & Mint Raita

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 1 cup

Fennel & Mint Raita


  1. 1 (7-ounce) container Greek yogurt
  2. 1/4 cup finely chopped fennel
  3. 1 tablespoon cup chopped fresh mint
  4. 1/2 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  5. Pinch ground cumin
  6. Pinch of cayenne
  7. Sea salt, to taste


Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. yogurt, chopped fennel, mint, pinch of cumin, cayenne and 1/2 teaspoon lime juice in a small bowl.


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