Cucumber Raita with Mint Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 25 mins

Cucumber Raita with Mint

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"A cooling Indian yogurt dish that can be served as an accompaniment or as a dipping sauce. Excellent with samosas."

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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    25 mins

Directions

  1. Heat a small, heavy skillet over medium heat. Toast cumin seeds in hot skillet until darkened and fragrant, about 5 minutes; pour into a wide bowl to cool.
  2. Grind cumin seeds in a mortar and pestle into a fine powder.
  3. Put yogurt in a bowl and beat lightly with a fork or whisk until smooth and creamy.
  4. Stir toasted cumin seeds, cucumber, mint, salt, and cayenne pepper into the yogurt; season with black pepper.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • One variation is to add 1 tablespoon of finely chopped onion.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 70 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 5.6 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 460 mg
  • 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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