Cooling Yogurt Raita

Cooling Yogurt Raita

Cooking time : 35 Min
Preparation time : 15 Min
Serves : 2
Difficulty : Easy

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.

Ingredients :

  • 1/2 c yogurt
  • 1/2 small cucumber (persian are best), chopped small or pulsed in a food processor
  • 1 bunch of chives, chopped
  • 1 bunch dill, chopped
  • 1 small bunch cilantro or parsley, or a bit of both, chopped
  • Pink salt & fresh cracked pepper, to taste

Directions :

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!

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