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Indian Cucumber Raita

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A great way to cool down a spicy Indian meal.
Ingredients
  Plain yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cucumber 1⁄2 Large, peeled
  Cilantro/Mint leaves 2 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
  Toasted cumin powder 1 Pinch
  Chili powder 1 Pinch
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Dry toast cumin seeds in a wok or small pan.
Crush the seeds into a powder using mortar pestle and set aside.
In a medium serving bowl, add yogurt.
Grate cucumber into the bowl and gently mix.
Fold in salt.
Sprinkle cumin powder and chili powder into mixture.
Add additional cumin powder and chili powder on top if desired.
Garnish with mint or cilantro leaves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Mixing
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Interest: 
Healthy
Servings: 
4
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