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Cucumber Raita


Prep Time:

Cook Time:



15 mins

5 mins

4 - 6 servings

  • 2 cups organic, whole milk Yogurt
  • 1/4 cup chopped, fresh Cilantro
  • 1 cup peeled, seeded, grated Cucumber
  • squeeze of Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Raw Sugar
  • pink Salt to taste
  • black Pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp dry-roasted, ground Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp grated Ginger

Dry-Roasted Ground Cumin Seeds

Place uncooked seeds in a non-stick skillet on med-high heat.

Stir constantly in pan until seeds are dark brown and aromatic. Do not let seeds burn.

When cool, grind roasted seeds by using a mortar and pestle or spice grinder of any kind.

If a thinner raita is preferred, add water until desired consistency is achieved.

Eat and Enjoy!

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