Indian Cucumber Raita Recipe

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Cucumber Raita Ingredients

Indian Cucumber Raita

  • 1 pt (570ml) plain yoghurt
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 inch (10cm) piece of cucumber
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Method

  • Put the yoghurt and salt into a bowl and beat with a fork until smooth.
  • Thinly slice the cucumber, place slices on top of each other and cut into strips. Now cut the strips into dice. Scatter over yoghurt.
  • Cover and refrigerate until required. Sprinkle on the garam masala and black pepper just before serving.
  • NB. Allow the yoghurt to reach room temperature before serving.
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