Tomato & cucumber raita

Tomato & cucumber raita

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Prep: 10 mins No cook


Serves 5 as a side dish
An authentic Indian yogurt dip with tomato, cucumber, cumin and fresh chopped coriander to cool down curries

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal27
  • fat0.5g
  • saturates0.3g
  • carbs3.5g
  • sugars3.5g
  • fibre0.3g
  • protein2.2g
  • salt0.1g
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  • ¼ tsp cumin seed
  • 200g low-fat yogurt



    Yogurt is made by adding a number of types of harmless bacteria to milk, causing it to ferment.…

  • 1 medium tomato, deseeded and diced



    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 50g cucumber, diced
  • a small handful chopped coriander


  1. Toast the cumin seeds in a dry frying pan. Grind to a powder using a pestle and mortar. Tip the yogurt into a bowl with the tomato, cucumber and coriander. Season with pepper and gently mix.

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27th Jan, 2013
This is a lovely wee simple recipe really enjoyed it goes perfectly with the moroccan turkey mince and baked potatoes...
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