Easy Raita Recipe | Foodnista Soul, 2022
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Easy Raita Recipe

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What is Raita?

Raita is an Indian yogurt condiment that reminds me of tzatziki, a Mediterranean yogurt sauce. Raita can be paired with any Indian dish, like curries and naan. It’s simple and quick and oh-so-delicious!

Raita Recipe

  • Organic plain Greek yogurt
  • Small organic cucumber, peeled and grated
  • Organic lemon, zested and juiced
  • Organic ground cumin
  • Kosher salt
  • Organic black pepper
  • Organic mint, chopped

Kitchen Equipment

  • Measuring bowls, cups, and spoons
  • Mixing bowls/cups/spoons for mise en place ingredients
  • Cutting board
  • Chef Knife
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Grater
  • Microplane
  • Juicer reamer
  • Spatula
  • Glass bowl
  • Paper towels
  • Airtight container

Production Steps

  1. Sanitize the kitchen (sink, faucets, countertops, stovetop/oven, cupboard handles, smart devices, computer, etc.).
  2. Wash cucumbers, peel, and grate.
  3. Place cucumbers in paper towels and squeeze the excess liquid.
  4. Wash, zest, slice, and juice lemon.
  5. Wash and chop mint.
  6. Mise en place ingredients.
  7. Add the yogurt, lemon zest/juice, and spices to a mixing bowl.
  8. Add in the cucumber after all the excess liquid is squeezed out.
  9. Taste and season as needed.
  10. Pour raita into an airtight container.
  11. Raita can be kept for up to a week in the refrigerator.

Happy cooking,

FS x

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