Cucumber Mint Raita

2 May

Pandiri Dosakaya Pudina Perugu Pacchadi


Seedless Cucumber 1
Mint Leaves 10
Yogurt 1 1/2 cups
Green Chiles 2
Cumin Seeds Powder a pinch
Black Pepper Powder a pinch
Black Salt a pinch
Salt to taste
Oil 1/2 tsp

Method of preparation:

Wash and roughly chop mint leaves.
Wash, lightly peel and roughly chop the cucumber.
Grind cucumber and mint leaves into smooth paste in a food processor.

In a mixing bowl, mix ground cucumber and mint, yogurt, cumin powder, black pepper powder, black salt and salt together.
Heat oil in a small pan, add green chiles and fry for few seconds.
Remove from heat and add to above raita.
Serve chilled.

Notes: Make sure to scrape off the seeds from cucumber if any.

5 Responses to “Cucumber Mint Raita”

  1. Asha May 2, 2008 at 12:44 pm #

    I made Pulao today for dinner, this raita would be perfect.Looks yum. Have a fun filled weekend, see you on Monday!:))

  2. Gauri May 7, 2008 at 5:50 am #


    I think you forgot to mention when to add the yoghurt. please check it out.


  3. anusharaji May 7, 2008 at 8:15 am #

    i did
    thx a lot

  4. chitraashok April 23, 2009 at 12:12 am #

    i made that salad it was excellent all have enjoyed

  5. smi June 8, 2010 at 3:25 pm #

    perfect for summer… 🙂

    a pinch of rai (mustard seed powder) powder for the raita!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: