Yogurt Raita with Cucumber & Mint

Raita is a refreshing, classic Indian side dish, perfect for balancing the warmth of spicy meals. Traditionally made with “dahi”, a salted type of yogurt, it is just as wonderful made with Greek, or regular plain yogurt. Try our recipe with cucumber, onions and mint!
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February 01, 2019
Serves 4 Total time:
6-8 Minutes
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Directions

1

Peel a few thin, vertical slices of cucumber and set aside on a paper towel to absorb the liquids. Roughly grate the rest of the cucumber and squeeze out the excess juice. Season with salt and place on a paper towel to absorb the remaining juice while you mix the rest of the ingredients.

2

In a large bowl mix the yogurt with the onion, the mint, the ground chilli, cumin, coriander a little bit of sugar and salt to taste. Add the grated cucumber and mix well.

3

Serve cold, garnished with the cucumber peels and sprinkle with the lemon rind and extra chilli flakes if desired.

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