Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

Raita - A cold yogurt condiment used as a side dish to curry is often served with Indian food to cut the heat of the spicy dishes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Coarsely grate cucumber and pat dry with a kitchen towel.
  2. Whisk yogurt, mint, cumin, and 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper in medium bowl to blend.
  3. Add grated cucumber and toss to coat. Season raita to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.(Can be prepared 1 day ahead, keep refrigerated.).
  5. Sprinkle raita with a pinch of cayenne pepper and serve.
Most Helpful

Love this raita. The mint is a wonderful addition that I had never used before. Served as part of a curry feast. Thanks so much.

Leggy Peggy November 12, 2008