Raita

3 Ratings
Recipe courtesy ofRee Drummond

Total: 2 hr 15 min Cook: 15 min

Yield: 4 servings

Level: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 large cucumber
  • 2 cups plain yogurt 
  • 3/4 teaspoon cumin 
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander seed 
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne 
  • Juice of 1 lemon 
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper 
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint 
  • Pita wedges, for serving

Directions

  • Slice the cucumber in half. Use a spoon to scrape out the seeds, then grate it onto paper towels. Squeeze the cucumber in the paper towels to remove the excess moisture, then set aside.

  • In a bowl, stir together the yogurt, cumin, coriander, cayenne, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Add the cucumber and stir to combine, then stir in the mint. Taste and adjust the seasoning as you desire.

  • Cover and refrigerate for a couple of hours to allow the flavors to combine. Serve as a dip with pita wedges.

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3 Ratings

ElyseMorris
This tasted delicious and fresh! I made a quarter of the recipe and it was the perfect amount for use as a condiment for a dinner for 6. See All Reviews Post Review

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