Cucumber Raita

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A common accompaniment in Indian cooking, this makes a wonderful and refreshing topping, dip or side dish for many meals.

Ingredients

Preparation

Peel cucumber. Cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch strips, then into thin slices crosswise. Blot off moisture with paper towels. Toast cumin seeds for a few seconds in a small, heavy frying pan over high heat. In a bowl, stir yogurt until smooth. Mix it with the cumin, garlic and cilantro or mint leaves. Combine mixture with cucumber slivers, sprinkle with cayenne or paprika, and chill before serving.

Recipe by Sound Consumer

Source: Sound Consumer August 2006

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