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Indian Blackberry Raita (Jamun Raita)

This Chilled  Raita is prepared with chopped Indian Blackberry  (Jamun) and whisked yogurt, sprinkled with freshly ground black pepper corn and cumin and is garnished with fresh cilantro.


Preparation Time: 05 minutes

Refrigerating Time: 25 minutes

Serves: 08

Ingredients and Quantity:

Yogurt, whisked- 03 cups

Indian Blackberry (Jamun)  ripe, deseeded and chopped- 01 cup / more if desired

Green chilli. Finely chopped- 01 no.

Salt- to taste

Black peppercorn, freshly ground- 1/4th tsp

Cumin, lightly roasted and coarsely ground- 1/4th tsp.

Cilantro, finely chopped- 1/4th bunch , small.

For the Garnish:

Cilantro, fresh- few sprigs

Mint Leaves, fresh – a few sprigs (Optional) 


Whisk the yogurt in a glass bowl. Add the chopped Indian Blackberry (Jamun), freshly ground peppercorn and cumin.

Add salt to taste, finely chopped green chilli and Cilantro. Mix well.

Refrigerate for 25 minutes.

Serve chilled garnished with fresh cilantro /mint leaves.


Chef Tips:

  1. You may sprinkle a little red chilli powder, if desired.
  2. You may add chopped dates or black currants to the raita , if desired.




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