Thursday, 25 November 2010

Cucumber Raita


Refreshing  light  and creamy yoghurt with cucumber,carrot  and delicately flavoured with cumin, and  coarsely ground mustard.

Ingredients:

8 oz / 240 grams  natural set yoghurt ( needs to be thick and creamy)
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon  coarsely ground mustard seeds( rai bhardo)
1/2 teaspoon  ground cumin powder
1/2 teaspoon sugar
2  inch piece cucumber
2  inch piece carrot
1 green chilli finely chopped (optional)

Method:

1. Peel and grate the carrot.
2. Keep the skin on and grate the cucumber. Squeeze surplus liquid from cucumber.
3. In a bowl add the yoghurt, salt, sugar, coarsely ground mustard seeds and ground  cumin . Mix.
4. Stir in the carrots and cucumber.
Transfer to serving bowl and chill before serving with vegetable rice.

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26 comments:

  1. This is my favorite kind of raita...I am going to make this evening for dinner too!

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  2. Soooooo delicious and yummy raita,ly fav..

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  3. Cucumber raita is delicious.

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  4. Cucumber raita...I'll have it just like that! Pass me that ;)

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  5. Refreshing raita .I prepare this sans sugar

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  6. Hi,

    Lovely rait adear with cucumber...love cucumber...:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

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  7. Love this anytime....looks quite refreshing!!!

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  8. That presentation looks so delectable... Truly a DELIGHT!!!! Sorry for not being able to making it up here frequently.... I want to but still,.... Hmm.... Thank u for all your support & believe me I really mean it.....

    The prep is a creamy one & looks rich with its yumminess.... Hugs))))

    Ash....
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  9. Raitas are my fav.Love this one!

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  10. looks so yummy yummy dear....

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  11. delicious n loved ur presentation

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  12. Raita looks creamy and delicious!! Such a lovely dish to serve with any meal

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  13. this s my all time fav raitha.. love to have it with my veg biriyani.. :)

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  14. thats a very yummy way of making raitha. Will give it a try

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  15. yummy raita!! i never used to add the mustard seeds...but i will surely give it a try.

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  16. Love this anytime....looks quite refreshing!!!

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