minute Cucumber Raita recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1 tsp chopped cilantro
  • 1 pinch red chilli powder(optional)
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch coriander powder
  • 1 cup indian or greek yogurt

Cooking Instructions

If you are using regular store bought yogurt then make sure you drain it over a cheese cloth to drain all excess liquid

In a large bowl add in the cucumber, cilantro, chilli powder, salt and coriander powder.

In a seperate bowl beat the cup of yogurt with a spoon or fork to make creamy and remove any lumps. Add this creamy yogurt to the cucumber mixture and raita is done!

This simple quick dish goes great with a lot of dishes from curry, indian rice dishes, indian breads and many appetizers. Its a versatile resource to have.
  

10 Mar 2011     863 views     NON-Vegetarian       Dips n Sauces > Raitas

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