Saturday, June 11, 2016


Kala Jamun or Indian Black Plum is a seasonal fruit and is available in summers. This fruit is loaded with health benefits. Apart from eating it as a fruit by itself we can make many dishes with this. Here is a simple raita .. cool and refreshing accompaniment with your meals.

Jamuns .... 5-6 or as needed
Yogurt .... 1 cup
Salt ......... to taste
Honey .... 1 tbsp
Roasted and crushed cumin seeds ... 1/8 tsp
White or black pepper ..... 2 pinches.
Mint leaves .... few

1. Cut the fleshy part of the jamuns into small pieces.
2. Whisk the yogurt and add all the mentioned ingredients for taste.
3. Add the chopped jamun pieces and few crushed mint leaves.
4. Serve chilled.

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  1. Shobha - You have brought back so many memories of me eating jamuns in Kenya!! I have not eaten them for years. The raita must taste great with jamuns in it.

  2. We grew up with my grandmother saying we can never have yogurt with jamun, thankfully I had a mother who never bothered. you recipe brought back memries of my grand mum!! the jamun raita must be such a delight to have with some parathas.

    1. Ok, Even we Sindhis also believe in similar things. We don't take anything tangy with milk.


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