Raita is a refreshing Indian salad made from plain yogurt, cucumber, tomato, cilantro, salt and spices. It’s a great way to cool down after a hot and spicy Indian meal. It’s also a great way to use up leftover plain yogurt. Raita is incredibly easy to prepare and can be enjoyed as a side dish or as a dip. Best of all, it’s vegan and gluten-free, so everyone can enjoy it!
For 1 people
- 1 cup - Plain nonfat yogurt
- 1/2 cup - Cucumber
- 1/2 cup - Tomato
- 2 tablespoons - Chopped cilantro
- 1/4 teaspoon - Salt
- 1/4 teaspoon - Ground cumin
- 1/8 teaspoon - Coarsely ground pepper
- In a large bowl, combine the yogurt, cucumber, tomato, cilantro, salt, cumin, and pepper.
- Mix the ingredients together until everything is evenly distributed.
- Before serving, stir the raita to make sure that the ingredients are evenly distributed.
- Serve chilled or at room temperature.
This quick and easy raita salad is perfect as a side dish, dip, or even a light meal. It’s vegan, gluten-free, and full of flavor. You can also add your favorite ingredients like diced onion, chopped bell peppers, or fresh herbs to make it your own. Give this raita a try the next time you’re looking for a refreshing and flavorful accompaniment to your meal.