Cucumber and Mint Raita

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Cucumber and Mint Raita

Category, CuisineDiets, , Yield4 Servings

This refreshing yogurt salad is often served with spicy Indian dishes. It typically features dairy yogurt, but for a vegan version, experiment with unsweetened alternatives..

Ingredients

 2 cups unflavored yogurt, dairy or nondairy
 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint or 2 teaspoons dried
 ½ teaspoon salt or to taste
 ¾ teaspoon ground cumin
 1 cucumber peeled and diced
 Freshly ground black pepper
Garnish
 Mint and/or cilantro leaves

Instructions

1

Stir yogurt briskly in a bowl to make sure it is smooth. Mix in mint, salt, and cumin. Add cucumber.

2

Refrigerate for several hours for best flavor.

3

Place in a serving dish. Grind a bit of black pepper over the top. Garnish the raita with mint and/or cilantro leaves. Serve cold in small bowls

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Ingredients

 2 cups unflavored yogurt, dairy or nondairy
 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint or 2 teaspoons dried
 ½ teaspoon salt or to taste
 ¾ teaspoon ground cumin
 1 cucumber peeled and diced
 Freshly ground black pepper
Garnish
 Mint and/or cilantro leaves

Directions

1

Stir yogurt briskly in a bowl to make sure it is smooth. Mix in mint, salt, and cumin. Add cucumber.

2

Refrigerate for several hours for best flavor.

3

Place in a serving dish. Grind a bit of black pepper over the top. Garnish the raita with mint and/or cilantro leaves. Serve cold in small bowls

Cucumber and Mint Raita