Cucumber and Mint Raita Recipe

Raita with cucumber and mint
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Preparation Time5 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthy++Cuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Natural yogurt1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter)
 Sugar1 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Mint sauce1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cucumber1 , peeled and grated
 Green chilli1 , finely diced
 Chopped coriander1 Tablespoon
To garnish:
 Crushed coriander seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Crushed white cumin seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 214 Calories from Fat 79

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.9%

Saturated Fat 5.2 g25.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 31.2 mg

Sodium 2091.2 mg87.1%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11.2%

Sugars 19.4 g

Protein 11 g21.3%

Vitamin A 31.1% Vitamin C 57.4%

Calcium 36.8% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Beat the natural yogurt and place in a serving bowl. Stir in the sugar, salt, mint sauce, grated cucumber, green chilli and fresh coriander.
2. To serve, garnish the raita with the coriander and cumin seeds.