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Cucumber Yogurt Raita

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“I NEED this stuff when I'm having spicy indian food. It's a cooling counterpoint to hot foods.”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Peel the cucumbers, halve them lengthways and remove the seeds. Cut the cucumbers into small dice, sprinkle with salt and leave for 15 minutes, then drain away liquid and rinse the cucumbers quickly in cold water. Drain well.
  2. Combine with onion, yogurt, lemon juice and taste and see if more salt is required.
  3. Roast the cumin seeds in a dry pan, shaking pan or stirring constantly, until brown. Bruise or crush seeds and sprinkle over yogurt.
  4. Serve chilled, garnished with mint or cilantro.

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