Kheera Raita Recipe – Cucumber raita recipe

Kheera Raita Recipe – Cucumber raita recipe

Cucumber raita is a delicious variation of raita that is enjoyed with any meal. Kheera raita is made of freshly chopped cucumber, green chili, coriander and sprinkled with spices like black pepper, roasted cumin powder.  Cucumber and curd in the raita together act as a cooling balance with any spicy food.

Here we make refreshing Cucumber Raita to accompany any meal. So, try making Cucumber raita with these easy to follow step-by-step instructions. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:
Cut about ½ to ¾ inch of cucumber from top and rub them together to remove the bitterness of cucumber. Slightly cut it from back and then peel it using a peeler.

Cucumber raita

Afterward, grate the cucumber manually with a grater on a plate. Grate only the upper portion and discard the seedy part.

cucumber raitaMaking:
Take whisked curd in a big bowl and add the grated cucumber in it.

Kheera raita Further add half amount of cumin powder, green chilly, green coriander, black pepper powder, black salt and salt in the curd and mix everything thoroughly. Cucumber raita is ready. If desired add red chilly powder in it as well.

Cucumber raitaServing:
Garnish this appetizing and refreshing cucumber raita with some cumin powder and green coriander and serve it along with any meal. Place it in refrigerator for 30 minutes before serving it to make it more delectable.

Cucumber raita

Kheera Raita Recipe - Cucumber raita recipe
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Recipe type: Miscellaneous
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 3
 
Ingredients
  • Cucumber – 2
  • Curd – 2 cups (whisked)
  • Roasted cumin powder - ¾ tsp
  • Green chilly – 1 (finely chopped)
  • Green coriander – 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Black pepper powder – less than ¼ tsp
  • Black salt - ¼ tsp
  • Salt - ¼ tsp or to taste
Instructions
  1. Cut about ½ to ¾ inch of cucumber from top and rub them together to remove the bitterness of cucumber. Slightly cut it from back and then peel it using a peeler.
  2. Afterward, grate the cucumber manually with a grater on a plate. Grate only the upper portion and discard the seedy part.
  3. Take whisked curd in a big bowl and add the grated cucumber in it.
  4. Further add half amount of cumin powder, green chilly, green coriander, black pepper powder, black salt and salt in the curd and mix everything thoroughly. Cucumber raita is ready. If desired add red chilly powder in it as well.
  5. Garnish this appetizing and refreshing cucumber raita with some cumin powder and green coriander and serve it along with any meal. Place it in refrigerator for 30 minutes before serving it to make it more delectable.

 

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