Cucumber Raita

cucumber raita


  • 1 medium size cucumber
  • 1 cup plain low fat organic yogurt
  • Salt to taste
  • 12 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 green chili (optional)
  • 1 tsp fresh mint leaves
  • 1 Tbsp coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp cumin powder


  1. Chop cucumber finely and put into a medium size serving bowl.
  2. Chop coriander, mint, and chili and add into the bowl.
  3. Beat the yogurt and add into the bowl.
  4. Add cumin powder, black pepper powder and salt.
  5. Mix well and garnish with chopped coriander.
  6. Chill until ready to serve.


This dish can be made a day ahead and refrigerate.