Monday, May 8, 2017

Cucumber Raita (Grated Cucumber in Yogurt)

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“Cucumber Raita” is yet another raita recipe to beat the summer heat. Cucumbers contain multiple B vitamins, including vitamin B1, vitamin B5, and vitamin B7 (biotin). B Vitamins help combat stress and anxiety. Cucumbers are rich in two of the most basic elements needed for healthy digestion: water and fiber. They keep you hydrated during summers and also when you want to lose weight.

Serves: 2-3
Preparation time: 5-8 mins.
Cooking time: zero mins.


1 cup fresh curd/ yogurt
½ grated cucumber
½ teaspoon roasted cumin powder
¼ teaspoon red chilli powder
½ teaspoon chaat masala
½ teaspoon sugar
Black Salt as required (or normal salt)


  1. Whisk the curd to get it smooth and lump free.
  2. Wash and peel the cucumber. Grate half the cucumber.
  3. Mix in all dry spices into the raita.
  4. Add in grated cucumber.
  5. Serve with desired dish like pulao, biryani, roti etc.

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  • Keep refrigerated until use so that raita does not turn sour.

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