Yogurt Raita

We make a quick Indian-inspired yogurt sauce to complement a spicy meal. Plain yogurt and cucumber is infused with cumin and herbs and refrigerated to meld the flavors.

Servings and Times

Serves: 4
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Inactive Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 0 minutes

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We start by putting the yogurt into a medium bowl. We grate the piece of cucumber, still with the skin and small seeds (it is “seedless”), onto a piece of wax paper with the box grater. We add the 6 tablespoons of grated cucumber to the yogurt. We also stir in the salt, cumin, mint and cilantro.

We cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for a half an hour to allow the flavors to meld.

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