Cucumber Raita

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This cooling Low Carb Cucumber Raita Recipe (Ray-ta) is the perfect side for any hot and spicy meal. It’s light, refreshing and super healthy.

Bonus: it only takes TEN minutes to make.

Served Low Carb Raita Recipe

🥘Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Greek Yogurt * full fat
  • One cup Cucumbers *diced or sliced – About 1 reasonably sized cucumber
  • 1 tbsp mint leaves chopped
  • One tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds *dry toasted
  • ½ -1 Serrano chili pepper Or chili pepper your choice. Choose according to your heat preferences.
  • salt and pepper to taste

👩🏿‍🍳How to make the Cucumber Raita:

  • Mix everything together and serve immediately. Or chill for up to 24 hours.

Bam! That’s it!

🍽️Equipment

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📋Tips & FAQ’s

Can I make this Cucumber Raita ahead of time?

No. It’s not a great “meal prep” dish. This recipe is best fresh because it tends to get watery after 24 hours.

It’s still fine to eat once the cucumbers start sweating, just mix it up again to redistribute the moisture. But it’s just not as fresh and tasty.

Cut it in half if you won’t be able to finish it in less than a day.

What kind of meals does the Raita Recipe compliment?

Any spicy meal would be lucky to share a plate with this simple side. But, since this is an Indian dish, it goes particularly well with spicy Indian meals like Butter Chicken.

But this salad goes great with any of these as well:

That’s all for the Low Carb Cucumber Raita Recipe!

Easy peasy right?

I hope you enjoy this simple cucumber salad recipe and I’ll se ya next week friends….

Cheers!

Brandy

Low Carb Cucumber Raita FI

Low Carb Cucumber Raita (Indian Cucumber Salad)

Brandy
This Low Carb Cucumber Riata is the perfect accompaniment for any Indian inspired meal. The cooling cucumber and mint are complimented by the spicy chili pepper. Bonus: This side dish only takes about 10 minutes to make from start to finish.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, Keto
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 37 kcal

Equipment

Chefs Knife

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Greek Yogurt * full fat
  • 1 cup Cucumbers *diced or sliced – About 1 to 1.5 reasonably sized cucumbers
  • 1 tbsp mint leaves – to taste
  • 1 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds *dry toasted
  • ½ -1 Serrano chili pepper Or chili pepper your choice. Choose according to your heat preferences.
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Mix everything together in a large bowl.
  • Serve immediately or chill for up to 24 hours.
    Served Low Carb Raita Recipe

Nutrition

Serving: 1/2 cupCalories: 37kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 5gFat: 1gSodium: 20mgFiber: 1gNet Carbs: 2gFat Ratio per Serving: 24.32%Protein Ratio per Serving: 54.05%Carb Ratio per Serving: 21.62%
Keyword 10 Minute Recipe, Cucumber
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