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Cucumber Raita

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Easy to make cucumber raita recipe.
Ingredients
  Cucumber 2 Small
  Cumin seeds 2 Teaspoon
  Natural yogurt/Curds available in market 250 Gram (thick set)
  Salt To Taste
  Green chilies/Red chilli powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Peel the cucumber cut finely.
Heat a small pan and over low heat dry roast the cumin seeds until they turn a shade darker.
Allow the seeds to cool, then crush them.
Beat the yogurt until smooth. Stir in the cumin along with the salt.
Reserve a few slices of cucumber for garnish and add the rest to the yogurt. mix thoroughly.
Transfer the raita into a serving bowl and arrange the reserved cucumber on top.
Sprinkle red chilli powder evenly on the sliced cucumber.

Optional-Coriander/celery can be used for garnishing

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Creamy
Dish: 
Curry
Restriction: 
Halal, Vegetarian, Pregnancy, Raw
Ingredient: 
Milk Product, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
3
Subtitle: 
Cucumber in yogurt

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 69 Calories from Fat 30

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g5.4%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g9.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.8 mg3.6%

Sodium 173.8 mg7.2%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.53 g2.1%

Sugars 4.6 g

Protein 4 g7.4%

Vitamin A 3.4% Vitamin C 6%

Calcium 13.7% Iron 13.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cucumber Raita Recipe, Cucumber In Yogurt