Coconut Raita Recipe

Coconut raita is made with grated coconut and curd and tempered with onion, green chilies and dry fruits. Nariyal ka raita is generally served with briyani or with paratha. Learn how to make coconut raita by following this easy recipe.

Cooking Time:15 minutes
Serves: 2 – 3 people
  • 2 cup plain curd beaten smooth
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 1/2 onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 green chili (finely chopped)
  • 3 raisins, cashews
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seed
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seed
  • 1/2 tsp black gram
  • 2 broken red chili
  • 2-3 curry leaves
How To Make Coconut Raita:
  1. Mix beaten curd with grated coconut, little water, salt, red chili and sugar.
  2. Heat oil in a pan; add curry leaves, after few seconds add mustard seed, cumin seed and black gram.
  3. When it starts to splutter add dried red chili, green chili, onions, raisins and cashew.
  4. Fry till onion becomes slightly brownish, remove from the heat.
  5. Add this tempering to the curd. Mix it well.
  6. Serve fresh coconut raita with biryani or with paratha.