Cooling Yogurt Raita
Summer is a time for fresh, cooling, sweet fruits and fresh flowers!
Cucumbers are a good summer food and is thirst-relieving. Cucumber is sweet, astringent, and cool. It decreases Pitta but increases Vata and Kapha. It is a diuretic and good for urinary tract infections. They are good for anti-doting the heavy properties of yogurt, breads, and pastas.
Stir everything together. Season to taste.
Chill 1 hour before serving. Garnish with fresh garden flowers.
Enjoy as a garnish over your favorite meal, or as a yummy dipping sauce! The possibilities are endless!