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Jamun Raita or Black Plum Yogurt Salad is a refreshing, healthy, and delicious Indian recipe, prepared in less than 5 minutes that can be served as a side or condiment with any meal. One of the best recipes to try during summer when jamuns are in season.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Bangladeshi, Indian, Pakistani
Keyword beetroot, biryani, blackberry, boondi, cucumber, curds, dahi, diabetic recipes, flatbread accompaniments, high protein meal, mooli, pachadi, Plums, Potatoes, raita, raita salad, raita sauce, Salad, Summer Food, Summer Recipes, Vegetarian, weight loss food, Weight Watchers, yogurt salad dressing
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Author Kushi


  • 1 cup Jamun or Black Plum (deseeded and finely chopped)
  • 1 ⅓ cup Plain yogurt or curds
  • 1 or 2 Green chilies, finely chopped
  • Salt, to taste
  • ½ teaspoon Chat Masala, optional (vary to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon Red chile powder or Cayenne, optional (vary to taste)
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon Roasted cumin powder, optional (vary to taste)
  • 2 tablespoon Coriander leaves or Cilantro, finely chopped


  • In a bowl add jamun, yogurt, green chilies, salt to taste, spices (any or all of the above – chat masala, red chile powder, cumin powder), coriander leaves, and mix well.
  • Refrigerate till you are ready to serve.


  • If you are serving it for kids, set their portion aside and then add green chilies and/or red chile powder.
  • Start spices with ¼ to ½ teaspoon and increase only if needed.
  • First, roast the cumin seeds on low flame and then crush them into fine powder if you are using it in the recipe.
  • Instead of black plums or Jamun, you can even use olives, cranberries, or any summer berry. 
  • Check for other vegetable substitutions mentioned above in the post.