Cucumber Raita

Cucumber Raita
Cucumber Raita – A delicious side dish with rice / pulao / ghee rice / biryanis / rotis …
Serves:  2- 4
200 ml thick curd, whisk curd
2 small size or 1 big size cucumber, gently peel off the skin, trim both the ends and grate finely
½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)
In a serving bowl, gently mix whisked curd with salt and grated cucumber.
For the seasoning:
1 teaspoon oil
½ teaspoon mustard seeds
½ teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
¼ teaspoon urad dal
3 curry leaves

Heat oil in a tadka pan. Add mustard seeds. When they crackle, add cumin seeds and urad dal. Fry on a low heat for 30 seconds until fragrant. Add curry leaves and stir well. Pour this seasoning over cucumber raita and decorate with chopped coriander leaves. Serve as a side dish with rice / pulao / rotis ..

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