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Cucumber and mint raita

This recipe for cucumber and mint raita is simple and quick to prepare and is an easy way to add an extra portion of veg into your meal.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword cucumber and mint raita
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 4
Author Mandy Mazliah


  • 200 g natural yoghurt use unsweetened non-dairy yoghurt if vegan, I like coconut yoghurt
  • 60 g cucumber grated
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
Metric - US Customary


  1. Use your hands to squeeze some of the excess water out of the grated cucumber.

  2. Stir together the yoghurt, the cucumber and the mint into a serving bowl. Sprinkle the top with ground cumin.
  3. And it's ready to serve! See, I told you it was simple.
  4. Best eaten on the day it's made but can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 2 days if needed.