Raita is an important food item served with heavy meals. It is cooling and helps to digest heavy spicy food.
Cucumber is low calorie food. Good to eat during summer season.
Ingredients to make Cucumber Raita (Kheera Raita)
1 cup chopped cucumber 1 कप कटी हुई ककड़ी
1 cup yogurt Curd 1 कप दही
2 tbps chopped cilantro धनिए के पत्ते कटे हुए
4-5 mint leaves chopped 4- 5 पुदीने के पत्ते कटे हुए
1 teaspoon ginger juice 1 चम्मच अदरक का रस
1 tsp roasted cumin seed powder 1 चम्मच भुना हुआ जीरा पाउडर
Green Chilli - 2 (chopped) optional
1/4 tsp Red chilli powder optional
Method- How to make Cucumber Raita
Whisk the curd and keep it aside.
Peel the cucumber and cut about 1/2 inch from both the ends. Dry the water from it and grate or chop the Cucumber.
Add salt, mint leaves, cilantro leaves to yogurt.
Add ginger juice and roasted cumin seed powder to cucumber.
Mix cucumber and yogurt very well.
Cucumber Raita is ready.
You can add chopped green chillis or sprinkle red chilli powder