Definition of raita in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈrʌɪtə/


[mass noun]
An Indian side dish of yogurt containing chopped cucumber or other vegetables, and spices.
Example sentences
  • Taste the raita to check the sweetness, and stir in a little more honey if desired.
  • Haley grinned at Rick and dipped her roti in the small bowl of thick, creamy raita.
  • Both dishes came with rice and a serving of salad topped with a light, creamy dressing similar to raita.


From Hindi rāytā.

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.