Zeera Raita/Cumin yogurt Dip

Delicious Cumin Yogurt Dip versatile dip that can be enjoyed with a variety of snacks. It has a savory flavor thanks to the cumin, and its creamy texture comes from the yogurt. This dip is incredibly simple to make and requires only 6 basic ingredients. The best part about this dip is that it pairs perfectly with chips, pretzels, vegetables, fritters or rice dishes.

Cumin is considered one of the world’s most beneficial spices due to its high levels of antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins. It has natural anti-inflammatory properties which can help reduce inflammation in the body caused by illnesses such as rheumatoid arthritis. Furthermore, cumin aids digestion by stimulating the production of gastric juices and speeding up the process of breaking down food particles during digestion. This helps ensure that all nutrients are absorbed efficiently by the body. Additionally, cumin has been known to be beneficial for those struggling with insomnia or anxiety as it helps balance hormones in the brain leading to better sleep patterns.

 Cumin yogurt dip is a classic Pakistani-style recipe that can be adapted in many ways. For example, cooks can substitute cumin with paprika for an earthy flavor, or add garlic powder for a more robust taste. Those who want to make the dish vegan-friendly may opt to use vegan yogurt instead of traditional yogurt as well as other plant-based substitutes for the dairy components. Additionally, adding fresh herbs like parsley or chives will give the dish additional herby notes and color contrast. With these simple variations in ingredients, you can easily customize their own version of cumin yogurt dip – no matter what type of cuisine they prefer!

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Cumin Yogurt dip Recipe

Zeera Raita/Cumin yogurt Dip
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Zeera Raita/Cumin yogurt Dip

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Recipe by Aini Amin Course: Sauces Dips ChatniesCuisine: PakistaniDifficulty: Easy


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  • 250 g Yogurt  

  • 1/2 tsp Garlic paste  

  • Salt  as required

  • 1 tsp Roasted  cumin  

  • 1/4 tsp Red chili flakes  

  • 1/4 tsp Garam masala


  • Whisk the yogurt with a hand whisk.
  • Add in all ingredients. Mix well.

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