JFI Entry 2: Garlic Raitha

This recipe is my second entry to Jihva for Ingredients – April.

Please check my previous post here.

Here is the recipe for you using raw garlic.



  • 5 or 6 flakes of garlic
  • 2 pieces of coconut
  • One green chilly
  • One small piece of ginger
  • One cup of fresh curd
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing

For seasoning

  • 1/2 teaspoon of mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon of jeera (cumin seeds)
  • A pinch of hing (asafoetida)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cooking oil
  • 3or4 curry leaves



  • Peel off the skin from the garlic.
  • Grind garlic, coconut,ginger and green chilly into fine paste.
  • Mix the ground paste and curd with enough salt.
  • In a small frying pan put 1/2 teaspoon oil.
  • Add mustard and jeera.
  • When mustard starts spluttering, add hing and curry leaves.
  • Add the seasoning to the mixture and stir well.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve with any mixed rice or chappathi.

3 Responses to JFI Entry 2: Garlic Raitha

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  2. Divya says:

    Wow! Thank u mami:) I only knew cucumber raitha and onion-tomato raitha. I love garlic and this is really new. Will definitely try it!

  3. Sharadha says:

    Hi Divya

    Enjoy your garlic raitha.

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