Pomegranate Raita
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Pomegranate Raita (Anar Ka Raita)

Pomegranate Raita is a delicious raita recipe prepared with mint, curd, and pomegranate. Learn how to make anar ka raita in a few simple steps. 
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: anar ka raita, pomegranate raita
Servings: 4 bowl
Calories: 72kcal
Author: Hina Gujral


  • 2 Cup thick yogurt (curd)
  • 1 Cup pomegranate pearls
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder (jeera powder)
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Chaat Masala

Ingredients To Grind:

  • 1/4 Cup mint leaves (pudina)
  • 1/4 Cup coriander leaves
  • 1 - 2 cloves of garlic (optional)
  • 2 green chillies
  • 2 tablespoon water


  • Blend together the mint, coriander, garlic, green chilies in a mixer using water, into a chutney-like paste. Transfer the paste to a bowl and set this aside.
  • In another bowl, whisk the curd using a wire whisk ( buy it here ), add 1/4 cup or so of water to get the desired consistency. Whisk the curd well to ensure that no thick lumps remain.
  • Next, add the salt, sugar, spices in the yogurt, and whisk it all together until well combined.
  • Then, add the mint paste in the yogurt. Stir gently, to combine. Taste and adjust the seasoning accordingly.
  • When ready to serve the raita, add the pomegranate pearls and stir to evenly combine.
  • Serve Pomegranate Raita chilled or at room temperature.


Recommended Equipment: Wire Whisk ( buy it here )
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Calories: 72kcal