Cooling Cucumber Raita
This cooling yogurt salad is meant to be served with an Indian meal. Try it with any spicy dish for a delightful cooling effect.
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1 tsp. cumin seeds
2 cucumbers, peeled and chopped
1 small tomato, chopped
1 red or white onion, cut into crescents
2 cups plain yogurt
2 tsp. finely chopped fresh mint
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. paprika
Toast cumin seeds lightly in a dry frying pan and mash them slightly with the back of a wooden spoon. In a medium bowl, mix together all ingredients. Taste and adjust the seasonings. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours before serving.
This raita does not keep well, so plan it eat it fresh.
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