Cucumber Raita Recipe

By on March 24, 2012

Cucumber-Raita

Cucumber Raita is made with cucumber, curd and cooling mint leaves. There is a good amount of nutrients in this raita because of its healthy ingredients.Cucumber-Raita

Preparation time: 2 minutes
Cooking time: 2 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 2 cucumbers (peeled and chopped)
  • 1/2 tomato, fine chopped (optional)
  • 3 cups yogurt (curd)
  • Few mint leaves chopped
  • Few coriander leaves chopped
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • A pinch of black pepper powder
  • A pinch of red chilli powder
  • A pinch of chaat masala
  • Salt to taste

How to make Cucumber Raita:

  1. Beat the curd until becomes smooth.
  2. Add chopped cucumber, tomato and salt.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Now pour this raita in individual bowls.
  5. Sprinkle little bit of cumin powder, black pepper powder, red chilli powder and chaat masala powder at the time of serving.
  6. Also garnish with fresh coriander and mint leaves.
  7. Keep the prepared bowls in the refrigerator and serve chilled.

Chef Tips:

  1. This raita tastes yummy when in served chilled.
  2. The flavors of cucumber with curd is good for glowing skin.
  3. For making chaas you can blend this raita and make a form of liquidizer.
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