Sweet Banana and Yogurt Salad (Kele Ka Raita)

This creamy side salad is usually reserved for special occasions in India. The cooling nature of yogurt helps to cool your mouth when eating hot dishes. Sweet banana adds a nice fruity touch that makes this raita special. This dish is so versatile that it could be a desert, lunch, side, or light breakfast..

Indian Kele Ka Raita Sweet Banana and Yogurt Salad

Kele Ka Raita – Sweet Banana and Yogurt Salad

This luscious salad is a great addition to most any meal. Kids also love it for breakfast and desert. Other fruits like pineapple, peach, or grapes can easily replace the banana. A few mixed fruits can even make it into a great fruit salad.
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Course: Breakfast, Condiment, Dessert, Salad
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Soaking: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: My Hungry Traveler


  • Small bowl
  • Strainer


  • 2 tbsp Slivered blanched almonds
  • 2 tbsp Seedless raisins
  • 1 cup Plain whole milk Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup Sour cream
  • 3-4 tbsp Honey, sugar, or a mix
  • tsp Ground cardamom
  • 1 large Ripe banana, peeled and sliced thin.
  • 1 tsp Ground nutmeg or cardamom


  • Put almonds and raisins in a small bowl and add ½ cup boiling water. Soak for 15 minutes and drain.
    Into a serving bowl, add yogurt, sour cream, honey, and cardamom. Add almonds and raisins and mix well. Gently fold sliced bananas into the yogurt.
    Cover and chill thoroughly. Top with a sprinkling of nutmeg or cardamom before serving.


Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.002g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 26mg | Potassium: 241mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 255IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 0.4mg

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