Cucumber Raita

A simple and traditional preparation from yoghurt and Cucumber accompanied by any main course dish which enhance the flavor twice.Cucumbers have ninth percent water and plenty of vitamins, when combined with yoghurt which is also rich in nutrients , acts as a savor in summer. Ready to eat in few minutes and gives tempeting effect to taste buds.So let’s start the recipe.yum

Cucumber Raita

Ingredients:
2 cup yoghurt / curd
1 cup grated cucumber
1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
1/2 teaspoon red chilly powder
1/2 teaspoon dried/fresh mint leaves
1/2 teaspoon rock salt
Salt to taste
1 teaspoon curry leaves (optional)

Method:
Take yoghurt in a bowl , whisk or blend with hand blender.

Cucumber Raita
Cucumber Raita

Cucumber Raita
Cucumber Raita

Add all spices and salt. Mix well
Now add grated cucumber , stir in and add curry leaves.

Cucumber Raita
Cucumber Raita

Pour in serving bowl and enjoy with main course.

Cucumber Raita
Cucumber Raita

If you like this you may also like Boondi Raita.
Serve-2. Prep time-10 minutes
Note: You can add sautéed curry leaves (in olive oil) if wished too.


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