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Cucumber Raita

Course: Appetizer, Dip, Side
Cuisine: Indian
Time: 5 minutes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 355kcal
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  • 1 cup Greek yogurt (other yog will work too)
  • ½ cucumber (grated)
  • ½ cup mint, fresh
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp lemon zest


  • Peel then grate the cucumber.
  • Place into a bowl and squeeze out excess water with your hands by pressing the grated cucumber towards the bowl rim. Pour away the unneeded water.
  • Now mix in the yoghurt. Chop the mint leaves and add along with the lemon zest and salt (only the zest, no lemon juice necessary).
  • Done!


Calories: 355kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 18.8g | Fat: 24.5g | Saturated Fat: 19.1g | Sodium: 1179mg | Potassium: 430mg | Fiber: 3.9g | Sugar: 2.5g | Calcium: 280mg | Iron: 5.8mg