RAITA IN 5 MINS.
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This simple and cool raita is a must with all spicy Indian dishes, especially Biryanis. Cucumber and yogurt balances the heat and mellows down the spiciness of the food.
I have added a tempering of mustard seeds, cumin seeds, green chilli, curry leaves, asafoetida and garnished with coriander leaves. All you need to do is grate some cucumber and mix it in yogurt and give a 'tadka'. And your delicious refreshing cucumber-yogurt raita is ready in 5 minutes. How cool that can be?
CUCUMBER-YOGURT RAITA RECIPE:
Prep time: 3 mins. Cook time: 2 mins. Total time: 5 mins.
Author: Curry for the Soul
Recipe Type: Healthy Salad
1 large cucumber
1 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
1/2 tsp salt
Sugar as per your taste, if yogurt is sour
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin sddes
1 green chilli, chopped
10-12 curry leaves
1/2 tsp asafoetida
2 tbsp coriander leaves
Wash the cucumber, grate and keep aside
In a bowl mix Greek yogurt and salt
Squeeze the water out from the cucumber
Add it to the yogurt mixture
Heat oil and add mustard seeds and when they splutter add cumin seeds
Add green chilli and stir
Add curry leaves and switch off the flame
Allow it to cool and pour it over the yogurt mixture
Add coriander leaves and mix gently
Your delicious refreshing cool raita is ready in 5 minutes.
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