Cucumber Raita

8
Servings
35m
Prep Time
0m
Cook Time
35m
Ready In

Recipe: #8725

March 22, 2013



"This is a very cooling sauce to go with spicy Indian curries and other hot and piquant dishes. Try spooning it over your rice or dipping pieces of chapatis into it. Very good!"

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (160.4 g)
  • Calories 82.7
  • Total Fat - 0.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 0.9 mg
  • Sodium - 66 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 17.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.8 g
  • Sugars - 13.3 g
  • Protein - 3.2 g
  • Calcium - 92.6 mg
  • Iron - 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 10.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Place the cucumber into a sieve and sprinkle with salt and mix well, allow it to set over a sink or other place to drain for half an hour or so.

Step 2

Pat the cucumbers dry with paper toweling.

Step 3

Mix the yogurt in a bowl with enough salt to taste and add cucumber, green onions, and the chopped chilies and mix well.

Step 4

Top with a few thin slices of cucumber and sprinkle with chopped cilantro and serve.

Step 5

If not serving immediately, refrigerate until needed.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

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