Sunday, February 23, 2014

Mint and Cucumber Raita

"Mint and Cucumber Raita"
Raita is a dip made out of yogurt and usually served along with most Indian dishes. It is a very simple preparation in which we use different spices to season the yogurt which can range from coriander. mint cumin to red chillies.
I would like to share the recipe of Mint and Cucumber Raita which is very simple to prepare and goes will with Biryani, kababs and any kind of spicy appetisers.


Yogurt - 2 cups
Fresh Mint leaves - 1/2 cups
Green chilli - 1
Garlic  - 1 clove
Cucumber, pealed and grated - 1 cup
Salt to taste.


Wash and clean the mint leaves, garlic and chilli and grind into a smooth paste in a mixer.

Season the yogurt with salt and add the mint paste, mix well, add the grated cucumber mix well.

Garnish with mint leaves and serve.

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