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Cooling Cucumber Raita

Introducing the coolest thing in delicious. This yogurt salad is meant to be served with an Indian meal. It’s s super fast to whip up and refreshing to chow down. Try it with any spicy dish for a delightful cooling effect.

Cooling Cucumber Raita


For 6 people

  • 1 teaspoon(s) cumin seed
  • 2 cucumbers, peeled and chopped
  • 1 small tomato, chopped
  • 1 red or white onion, cut into crescents
  • 2 cup(s) plain yogurt
  • 2 teaspoon(s) finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) paprika


Toast cumin seeds lightly in a dry frying pan and mash them slightly with the back of a wooden spoon. In a medium bowl, mix together all ingredients. Taste and adjust the seasonings. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours before serving.
This raita does not keep well, so plan it eat it fresh.

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 72.22 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 1.21g
  • Sodium (mg): 157.9mg
  • Carbs: 9.93g
  • Fat: 1.53g
  • Saturated fat (g): 0.86g
  • Proteins: 5.2g