CUCUMBER MINT RAITA

CUCUMBER MINT RAITA
Simple and easy accompaniment to compliment fiery curries. This raita is great due it’s cooling and digestive properties especially in hot summer months.

Serves: 4 people

Prep : 10 mins

Cooking : 5 mins

Health Hack: Cucumber, mint and ground roasted cumin powder all help digestion. Cucumber is a great coolant for summers and also a brilliant source of vitamin C.

Fresh Ingredients

  • Cucumber - ½ of a medium sized cucumber, coarsely grated
  • Fresh coriander – 1 tbsp, finely chopped
  • Fresh mint – 1 tbsp, finely chopped
  • Plain yogurt -500mls
  • Milk - 100 mls to adjust consistency

Spices

  • Himalayan salt - 1/8 tsp
  • Ground roasted cumin powder - ½ tsp
  • Kashmiri chilli powder - ½ tsp

Cooking Instructions

  • Whisk together plain yogurt and milk in a bowl till smooth.
  • Add salt to taste along with roasted cumin powder.
  • Now gently squeeze the water out of the grated cucumber and add to the yogurt.
  • Mix all the ingredients well.
  • Finally garnish with kashmiri chili powder, fresh coriander and mint.
  • Refrigerate for half hour so that the flavours can blend and serve chilled.

Nutritional Info

Nutrition
Per Serving
Per 100 g
Energy (kcal)
105
77
Energy (kJ)
439
322
Carbs (g)
10.7
8.5
Protein (g)
7.8
6
Fat (g)
3.4
2.6
Sat. Fat (%)
0.13
0.10
Salt (g)
0.98
0.7
Fiber (g)
0.6
0.5

Handy Kitchen Tips

Make sure you gently squeeze the water out of grated cucumber before adding to the yogurt.
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