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Cucumber Peanut Raita


Cucumber Raita is a chilling and refreshing Yogurt dip made with cucumber with a little bit of peanut to give it a texture.

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Total Time

10 min

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– Cucumber  – Peanuts roasted  – Green chilies  – Cilantro /Kothamalli  – Salt – Oil  – Cumin seeds  – Yogurt/thick curd 

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– Peel and grate the cucumber in a bowl and keep aside.

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Step 1

– Grind together the roasted peanuts, green chilies and cilantro into a smooth paste. If needed add a little water when grinding. If you do not have roasted peanuts, roast it in a pan until slightly brown, cool it down and then grind it with other ingredients. 

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Step 2

– Add the ground paste to the grated cucumbers along with required salt and mix it well. If using salted peanuts, keep that in mind when adding the salt.

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Step 3

– Now add the thick curd to the cucumber mixture and mix it well. – Heat a tiny pan with oil and add the cumin seed s to it. Let it sputter and then add this to the raita. Serve with Biriyani, pulao or roti’s.

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Steps 4-5

– Add the grated coconut and then mix well. – Turn off the heat and then serve.

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