Carrot Raita or Gajar ka Raita is an Indian side dish made using fresh yogurt, grated carrots and few spices. It can be paired with any Indian meal. Here is how to make Carrot Raita Recipe.

Carrot Raita Recipe

Course: Raita
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 131 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Carrot Raita or Gajar ka Raita is an Indian side dish made using fresh yogurt, grated carrots and few spices. It can be paired with any Indian meal. Here is how to make Carrot Raita Recipe.

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups Fresh Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Green Chilli Finely Chopped
  • 1 tsp Black Salt
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Chaat Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
  • 1 cup Carrot Grated
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Coriander Chopped

For tempering

  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Urad Dal
  • 10-12 Curry Leaves
  • 1 Dry Red Chilli Broken

Instructions

  1. Whisk yogurt until smooth.

  2. Add green chilli, black salt, sugar, chaat masala and roasted cumin powder and mix well.

  3. Add grated carrot and mix well.

  4. Adjust salt.

  5. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve chilled.

For tempering

  1. Heat vegetable oil in a small pan.

  2. Add mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves and dry red chillies and let them crackle for a few seconds.

  3. Pour the tempering over the raita and mix well.

Recipe Notes

You can skip the tempering and make the raita simple.

Chill the raita a few hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Carrot Raita Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 131 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 669mg29%
Potassium 292mg8%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 5575IU112%
Vitamin C 53mg64%
Calcium 169mg17%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.