Pudina / mint leaves
1 cup thick fresh curd / yogurt
½ tsp kashmiri chilli powder / mirchi powder
½ tsp roasted cumin (Jeera)powder
salt to taste
firstly, take a fistful Pudina leaves in a small blender.
Then add 1 tbsp of curd, avoid adding water to prevent raita from turning watery.
blend Pudina to smooth paste. add extra curd / water if required.
transfer the blend pudina paste into a large mixing bowl.
further, add thick curd to it.
Then add chilli powder, roasted cumin powder and salt and give a good mix to it making sure the spices are mixed well.
finally, serve the Pudina raita along with biryani or pulao.