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Cucumber in Yoghurt
(Kheere ka Raita)


Cucumber (also called Kheera in India) combined with well-chilled yoghurt is very cooling on a hot day.

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Serves: 4 
Cooking time (approx.):  minutes
Style: North Indian Vegetarian

2  teacup(s) cucumber finely chopped or grated
4  teacups yoghurt lightly beaten
2  teaspoon(s) of cumin powder
1  tablespoon(s) finely chopped coriander leaves
1  small onion(s) very finely chopped
2  green chilli(es) finely chopped or crushed with salt
salt and sugar to taste.

  1. Season the lightly beaten curds with salt and sugar.
  2. Sprinkle salt over the grated / chopped cucumber and keep aside for about 10  minutes.
  3. Now, gently squeeze the water out from the cucumber. Then, mix the cucumber into the yoghurt along with the chopped onions, coriander leaves and green chilli(es). Keep refrigerated till needed.
    Just before serving, sprinkle cumin powder all over the raita.

Serve chilled with Sprouted Field Beans Pulav or any other rice dishes of your choice.

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