Cucumber raita

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Serves: 4

By aristocat



  • 1 pinch caster sugar

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 pinch ground cumin

  • 1 cucumber

  • 250g yogurt thick


  1. Peel and finely chop the cucumber. Place in a bowl, toss with salt and set aside for 30 minutes to draw out the juices.
  2. Rinse in a sieve and pat dry.
  3. Blend the yoghurt and sugar, add a little salt and mix.
  4. Fold in the cucumber and transfer to a clean bowl.
  5. Sprinkle on some ground cumin.

Handy Hint

Best served chilled!
If making in advance - cover and chill, stir before serving and sprinkle cumin over.

Additional Information

  • Make Ahead

  • Starter

  • Vegetarian

  • Low fat

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  • aristocat 05/11/09 19:53

    best served chilled!