Plain Raita (Onion and Cucumber yogurt)

Plain Raita (Onion and Cucumber Yogurt)

Here’s a roundup of Raita or yogurt-based recipes that are prepared in a matter of minutes. While looking for salad options to equip your main course meals lookout for these succulent Raita recipes to add a variety of flavors. The insurmountable number of nutrients is just one of the added benefits. These Raitas will help keep you healthy, energetic and refreshed throughout the week and keep you craving for more.

Preparation: 5 Minutes
Cooking time: 1 Minutes
Total time: 6 Minutes
Quantity: 4 servings
44 calories per serving
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Ingredients for Plain Raita

  • 1 medium-sized onion (sliced thin)
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1 cucumber (peeled and cut into thick inch-sized cubes)
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves (can be substituted with cilantro)
  • Half tsp cumin powder (roasted)
  • 3 pinches of salt or according to taste
  • 5 cups or approximately 375 grams of yogurt or curd (beaten smooth)

How to prepare the onion and cucumber Raita

  1. Take cumin powder and roast it in a small pan until it’s fresh scent fill the air. It should take about a minute. In case you have cumin seeds instead of powdered cumin, you can grind them first and then roast them.
  2. Wash the onion, cucumber, and chilies. Now, slice up the onion into fine slices.
  3. Chop the cucumber into 1-inch cubes and slice the chilies as well. If the chilies are too strong, you can use only one.
  4. Hand-pick the coriander leaves and give them a thorough wash. Roughly chop them and set aside.
  5. Take some fresh but refrigerated yogurt or curd and beat them using a fork or beater. The texture will become smooth in a minute.
  6. Now add all the cut veggies into the curd along with the coriander leaves. Slightly stir to mix them up and sprinkle roasted cumin powder over the top.
  7. The delicious raita or yogurt recipe is ready to accompany any mainstream lunch as a healthy nutrient-rich salad to make it lavish. Pair it up with biryani, curry or any spicy meat dish and enjoy a flavorful meal.
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