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Broccoli Raita

Broccoli Raita is an easy and healthy raita made with yogurt (curd) , sautéed broccoli and some spices.Can be served with Vegetable Pulao ,Veg Biryani or eaten as it is
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword broccoli, healthy, yogurt
Diet Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
Method Stovetop
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 100kcal
Author Bhavana Patil


Measuring cup used 1 cup = 250 ml

  • 1 cup yogurt (curd)
  • ½ cup broccoli finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon cumin (jeera) seeds
  • 1 green chilli finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon ginger grated
  • ½ teaspoon oil
  • salt adjust to taste


  • Heat ½ teaspoon of oil in a kadai.Add cumin (jeera) seeds.let them splutter.Then add green chillies and ginger and saute for few seconds.
  • Add chopped broccoli ,salt and saute for 2-3 minutes till the broccoli is cooked well.Cool the mixture before adding to the yogurt.
  • Whisk the yogurt or curd in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add sautéed broccoli mixture and salt.Taste at this stage to make sure the amount of salt and spices is enough.
  • Broccoli Raita is ready ,Serve chilled.


Tips & Variations:

  1. Adding milk to the yogurt helps it from turning sour.If you are using fresh yogurt then skip it.
  2. You have to saute or steam broccoli ,raw broccoli doesn't taste great with this raita.You can also add some grated carrots in this recipe.
  3. You can also add finely chopped mint(pudina) or coriander leaves.
  4. If the raita becomes too thick add more milk.
  5. To Make it Keto or Low Carb friendly use Greek Yogurt
Note:Nutrition values are my best estimates. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.


Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 140mg | Potassium: 273mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 269IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 164mg | Iron: 1mg