CUCUMBER MINT RAITA

CUCUMBER MINT RAITA
Nidhi
by Nidhi
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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