Raita definitions

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An Indian salad made with yogurt and chopped vegetables or fruits, such as cucumbers, spinach, or bananas.
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A condiment used as a dip or sauce in the cuisine of southern Asia, made from seasoned yogurt.
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Origin of raita

Hindi rāytā from Sanskrit rājikātiktakaḥ mustard pickle rājikā black mustard (probably from rājiḥ streak, line) (from ṛjyati he stretches out reg- in Indo-European roots) tiktaka- bitter (from tikta-) (past participle of tejate it is sharp steig- in Indo-European roots)