Cucumber Raita

Cucumber Raita

Published February 22, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 7
Total Time: 10 min

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 0 min


This quick recipe is a great hit during Indian summers due to its cooling properties. It's packed with nutrients and is great for glowing skin. As low fat yogurt is used, this dish is a dieter's delight.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1/2 cup (makes a total of 3 1/2 cups)
Calories per serving: 55
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.3g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.8g 4%
Sodium 223mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 6.4g 2%
Protein 4.4g 6%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1 cup cucumber peeled and grated
  • 2 cups low fat yoghurt (curd)
  • 1/2 cup low fat milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves, finely chopped

Step by Step:

  1. Put curd and low fat milk in a big mixing bowl and whisk together to an even consistency. Add grated cucumber, salt, red chili powder, black pepper powder, and cumin powder. Mix well. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve as a side dish with rice, roti, pulao, and puris.