Cucumber and Pudina Raita

Cucumber and Pudina Raita

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cucumber mint raita is made from curd, cucumber and mint mixed together with some cumin seed powder. Super quick and easy to make this cucumber pudina raita as every Indian has these ingredients in their kitchen.

Like most fresh uncooked food, this cucumber pudina raita is really refreshing! Since cucumber is packed with water, it cools your body and hydrates your skin.

The protein from curds is also sure to do wonders for your skin, all of which makes the Cucumber and Pudina Raita a wonderful remedy for those with pimple or acne.

We have used low-fat curds, as excess fat tends to trigger pimples in some, but if regular homemade curds suits you, feel free to use that instead. Diabetic, on weight loss or heart patient, then use low fat curds in mint cucumber raita.

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Cucumber and Pudina Raita recipe - How to make Cucumber and Pudina Raita

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients


For Cucumber and Pudina Raita
1 cup chopped cucumber
2 cups whisked low fat curds , made from 99.7% fat-free
1/4 cup chopped mint leaves (phudina)
1/2 tsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera) powder
salt to taste

Method
For cucumber and pudina raita

    For cucumber and pudina raita
  1. To make cucumber and pudina raita, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Refrigerate the cucumber and pudina raita for atleast 1 hour and serve chilled.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy40 cal
Protein3.7 g
Carbohydrates5.9 g
Fiber0.9 g
Fat0.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium53.1 mg
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How to make Cucumber and Pudina Raita:

  1. To make Cucumber and Pudina Raita , take a deep bowl and put the dahi into it.
  2. Beat the low fat dahi well with the help of a whisk. Make sure it is whisked very well. If you are healthy then we highly recommend using homemade full fat dahi or  homemade curds using cows milk as this is healthy fat which your body needs and it will remove the cravings for more food as you will have a feeling of fullness. 
  3. Add the cucumber, we have chopped it little big so it gives a nice mouthful while eating. You can even grate it or finely chop it if you wish to. If possible use chilled cucumber.
  4. Add the pudina, this gives a very nice taste and a must to give a nice flavour. Make sure you use nice fresh mint leaves.
  5. Add the cumin seeds powder to the Cucumber and Pudina Raita ( Mint Cucumber Raita).
  6. Add the salt to thecucumber mint raita | cucumber pudina raita | mint cucumber raita | healthy Indian cucumber mint raita.
  7. Mix all the ingredients together with the help of a spoon and refrigerate for atleast 30 minutes. Serve the Cucumber and Pudina Raita chilled.

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What are Raitas?

  1. What are Raitas ?   Raita is a quintessential accompaniment for any Indian meal. It adds a refreshing note, making the heaviest of meals seem light and digestible. Simply put, raita means veggies and/or fruits in curd. 
  2. South Indians temper the raita with mustard and red chillies, while in the North it is served with a sprinkling of spice powders. A raita can be standalone, like Tomato RaitaPineapple Raita or Onion Raita. Or, it can be a combo of fruits and veggies like Dill and Cucumber Raita.
  3. Often, a garnish of coriander or mint is added to give the raita a herby punch. The herb itself can be the focus of a raita, as in the case of the popular Mint Raita!
  4. You can also make fun-packed raitas like the Boondi Raita, which appeal to kids as well as adults. Get creative with the fruit-veggie combos and garnishes too.
  5. When you are in the mood for some experimentation, try garnishing your raita with crushed toasted papad just before serving. Or, add some roasted cashews or crushed peanuts for a crunchy interlude. Unleash your imagination, and you will realize the world of raitas is endless.

Reviews

कुलिंग कुकुम्बर रायता
 on 28 Oct 16 11:35 AM
5

Last Sunday ko meine Cucumber Raita ki recipe ke anuswar baniyee aur Biryani ke sath sabhi ko khilayee. Char chand lag gaye Biryani ke swad me. Really it is very good raita.
Cooling Cucumber Raita
 on 16 Apr 16 07:58 PM
5

Cooling Cucumber Raita
 on 17 Aug 15 03:47 PM
5

Simple to make and soothing for the throat and skin. A good option for in between meals and avoid those fat-laden snacks which would worsen my skin further...