Definition of raita in English:

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raita

Pronunciation: /ˈrʌɪtə/

noun

[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.

Origin

From Hindi rāytā.

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