Tomato, onion & cucumber raita

Tomato, onion & cucumber raita

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 8
This easy, low-fat Indian yogurt dip makes a great side to cool down the spice of curry or tandoori chicken

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal53
  • fat2g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs6g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre1g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.1g
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  • 1 ripe tomato, chopped into 1cm dice



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  • ¼ red onion, finely chopped
  • 85g cucumber, finely chopped
  • a large handful chopped coriander
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds, toasted and coarsely ground
  • 450g plain yogurt, whisked until smooth



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  • sugar, to taste



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  1. Stir together the tomato, red onion, cucumber, coriander, cumin seeds, plain yogurt, and a large pinch of sugar. Season to taste, adding more sugar if it is particularly sour.

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5th Aug, 2017
Went very well with the hot lamb curry I made. Just a couple of adjustments. Before adding the cucumber I sprinkled a little salt over ithe pieces & left for about an hour or so in order to reduce the water content. I also deseeded the tomato for the same reason.
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