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Cucumber Raita Recipe
|Cumin seeds||2 Teaspoon|
|Natural yogurt/Curds available in market||250 Gram (thick set)|
|Green chilies/Red chilli powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Calories 69 Calories from Fat 30
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3 g5.4%
Saturated Fat 1.8 g9.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 10.8 mg3.6%
Sodium 173.8 mg7.2%
Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.2%
Dietary Fiber 0.53 g2.1%
Sugars 4.6 g
Protein 4 g7.4%
Vitamin A 3.4% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 13.7% Iron 13.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Heat a small pan and over low heat dry roast the cumin seeds until they turn a shade darker.
Allow the seeds to cool, then crush them.
Beat the yogurt until smooth. Stir in the cumin along with the salt.
Reserve a few slices of cucumber for garnish and add the rest to the yogurt. mix thoroughly.
Transfer the raita into a serving bowl and arrange the reserved cucumber on top.
Sprinkle red chilli powder evenly on the sliced cucumber.
Optional-Coriander/celery can be used for garnishing