How to Make Cucumber Raita | Cucumber Raita Recipe | Cucumber Raita


how to make cucumber raita


If you want to make a side dish that makes the rice dishes like curry leaf rice, tomato rice, and ghee rice lip-smacking, you should know how to make cucumber raita. Yes, it soars the taste of the cuisine way higher. What is more, it is a healthy side dish. It is also common to make this raita for some festivals and functions. All these reasons should tempt you to know how to make cucumber raita.

What are the other dishes that has a good fit with this raita? You can use it as a side dish, for example, for chapati and ragi roti. Vangi bhath is another of the items for which you can use this simple, yet fine raita.

Curd, in addition to cucumber, is a main ingredient of the cucumber raita recipe.

Tip
Use fresh and thick curd, as much as possible, so the cucumber raita does not become watery.

Here is how to make curd at home.

Tomatoes, onion, green chilies and coriander leaves are the only other items you need to make this raita.

So, if you want to make a healthy side dish with a few ingredients, for a rice dish or an another item, then you should learn how to make cucumber raita, as it is one of the fine side dishes.

Because the cucumber raita recipe is simple, you can make the cucumber raita in less than 10 minutes.

How to make Cucumber Raita video




how to make curd
Use fresh and thick curd, as much as possible, so the cucumber raita does not become watery.

Here is how to make curd at home.



Servings: Three to four

Ingredients:


1. Thick curd / yogurt / mosaru / thayir / perugu / dahi 3/4 to 1 cup
2. Cucumber 1
3. Tomato 1
4. Onion 1
5. Green chilli 1
6. Coriander leaves 3-4 sprigs
7. Salt to taste

How to Make Cucumber Raita?


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1. Wash cucumber, tomato, chili and coriander leaves.

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2. Remove the top and skin of the cucumber.

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Scoop out the seed portion.

Cut the cucumber into small pieces.

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3. Chop the onion length-wise.

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4. Chop the tomato, chili and coriander leaves.

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5. Add all the chopped items to a utensil.

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6.
Tip
If the curd is watery, pour the curd to a small-eye strainer and place it in a container. Set aside till the water is filtered.

Add salt and curd.

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Mix.

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7. Cucumber raita is ready.

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TIPS How to make Cucumber Raita
1. Use black pepper powder as a substitute for, or in addition to, chili.
2. Always use fresh curd, which is not sour.
3. If you wish to keep the raita for a few hours, at room temperature, add 1/8-teaspoon of sugar, so the raita does not become sour.