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Cucumber Raita

Yield: 2 cups

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A common accompaniment in Indian cooking, this makes a wonderful and refreshing topping, dip or side dish for many meals.


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vegetarian iconVegetarian corn-free iconCorn-free egg-free iconEgg-free gluten-free iconGluten-free peanut-free iconPeanut-free soy-free iconSoy-free tree nut-free iconTree nut-free wheat-free iconWheat-free


Peel cucumber. Cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch strips, then into thin slices crosswise. Blot off moisture with paper towels.

Toast cumin seeds for a few seconds in a small, heavy frying pan over high heat.

In a bowl, stir yogurt until smooth. Mix with cumin, garlic and cilantro or mint. Combine mixture with cucumber slivers, sprinkle with cayenne or paprika, and chill before serving.

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