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Monday, August 28, 2017

Cucumber Carrot Raita - Cucumber Raita

Cucumber Carrot raita is an Easy Refreshing yogurt based side dish made with finely Chopped Cucumber & Carrot.It is a Great accompaniment for Biriyani,pulao,Roti & Paratha's.Cucumber promotes hydration.As cucumber is a low calorie veggie,which helps in weight loss.Cucumber is a coolant which combats the summer heat.Carrot improves vision & cleanses the body.I have combined two healthy veggie  together to make the raita  nutritious.


Carrot Cucumber  Raita

 Prep Time :  7   min.  
Cook Time : 2   minutes.
Recipe Category:Side Dish
Recipe Cusine:  Indian
Serves: 3 - 4.


Fresh Curd - 1 Cup (Yogurt/Dahi)
Cucumber - 2.(Medium size)
Carrot - 1.(Medium size)
Pepper Corns crushed - 1/2 tsp.
cumin Powder - 1/4 tsp.
Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp(finely Chopped)
Salt - As needed.


  • Peel the skin of cucumber &chop it finely.
  • peel the skin of carrot & Grate it.    
  • crush the pepper corns little coarsely  in mortar & pestle or mixie.     
  • Finely chop Coriander leaves.         


  • Take a Mixing bowl  add curd, beat the curd till  smooth.
  • Add crushed Pepper Corns,Cumin Powder & salt.Give a quick Mix.
  • Add chopped Cucumber & Grated Carrot. Mix well.                             
  • Garnish with finely Chopped  fresh Coriander leaves.

  • Serve with biriyani,Pulao,Roti or Paratha.

  • Always use fresh Curd for Good taste.
  • you can  add finely chopped curry leaves also.
  • Instead of crushed Pepper Corns, you can use 1 or 2 chopped Green Chillies.
  • Adding carrots give additional colour & nutrition to Cucumber Raita.