Cucumber Raita is a cool cucumber salad dish with yogurt(curds) that is served with a variety of Indian rice or bread. Not only it is a very healthy recipe, but it is easy and simple and quick recipe too. You can use Homemade Yogurt.
In Indian languages Cucumber is known as Kheera/kakdi(Hindi), kakdi(Marathi), savatekai(Kannada).
In the hot summer months, cucumber is a popular vegetable/fruit to keep you cool.
When you add yogurt to it, that becomes still cooler. When you have it after or with a hot Curry, it will make you feel cool. That way you can enjoy your hot curry and not feel the burning too. Just try it.
Use only fresh yogurt for this raita. It should not be sour otherwise raitha will be sour too.
Ingredients for Cucumber raitha for 2-3 servings
Step by step instructions for making cucumber raitha
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