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Kumaoni Raita

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This cucumber raita is prepared in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.
Ingredients
  Cucumber 1 Medium
  Mustard seeds 2 Teaspoon
  Fenugreek seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Optional)
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Green chilies 2 Medium, finely chopped
  Coriander leaves 1⁄2 Bunch (50 gm), finely chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Peel, wash and grate cucumber. Squeeze out excess water.
2. Roast fenugreek seeds. Then grind mustard seeds and roasted fenugreek seeds in a sil batta with a small quantity of water to make a paste.
MAKING
3. Beat the curd to a smooth consistency.
4. Add paste of mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds, salt, turmeric and chopped green chilies. Mix well.
5. Then add grated cucumber and mix well. Allow to stand for some time so that the flavors blend.
SERVING
6. Garnish with coriander and serve as side dish for any pahari meal.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Uttarakhand
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
3
Subtitle: 
Cucumber Raita

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