Cucumber and Pudina Raita


Cucumber and Pudina Raita

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Like most fresh uncooked food, this mint flavoured cucumber 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 curds suits you, feel free to use that instead.

If you are enthusiastic to fight ailments the time-tested way, naturally, we have a whole bunch of recipes for Home Remedies, from common ones like Cold, Headache, Sore Throat and Fever to others like Diabetes, Protein Deficiency and Pimples/ Acne.

Enjoy how to make Cucumber and Pudina Raita recipe with detailed step by step photos below.

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
Cucumber and Pudina Raita recipe with step by step photos

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 the Cucumber and Pudina Raita ( Mint Cucumber 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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