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Raita is cucumber-yogurt sauce used in Indian cuisine as a cooling balance for spicy dishes. Try it with curries or as a condiment for grilled meat or poultry.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2011




Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine cucumber, yogurt, mint, lime juice, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes to allow flavors to blend.



Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup
32 calories; protein 2.4g; carbohydrates 4.1g; dietary fiber 0.4g; sugars 3.3g; fat 0.7g; saturated fat 0.4g; cholesterol 2.5mg; vitamin a iu 119.2IU; vitamin c 2.3mg; folate 10.5mcg; calcium 85mg; iron 0.4mg; magnesium 11.8mg; potassium 146.3mg; sodium 128.4mg.

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