Cucumber-Mint Raita

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by SueVM

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.

Top Review by Leggy Peggy

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.

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.

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