Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

The mixture is served chilled. Raita has a cooling effect on the palate that makes it a good choice along with spicy foods such as currys. Raita is also eaten with kebabs.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 236.59 ml cucumber, grated
  • 236.59 ml plain 1% yogurt
  • 29.58 ml mint, chopped
  • 4.92 ml cumin seed
  • salt and pepper


  1. Grate cucumber and let sit in strainer over a bowl for about 30 minutes.
  2. Place cucumber and remaining ingredients in a bowl and stir to combine.
Most Helpful

5 5

An easy and delicious raita. I used a cucumber and mint from the garden - it was very good. Thanks for sharing! ZWT8

5 5

A lovely raita- easy to make and used traditional ingredients. Reviewed for ZWT8 visit to India.

5 5

I made half of this recipe and used it as a dip for sugar snap peas, yellow peppers and yellow cherry tomatoes. What a healthy dish! I did cut back on the mint, just because of personal preference. Made for Went To The Market tag game. Thanks Deantini! :)