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Raita Recipe

Looking for an easy Raita recipe? Learn how to make Raita using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by leighla17

Makes 6 servings



A yogurt and cucmber dish to add to any spicy main meal.

Recipe Ingredients for Raita

1 1/2 cups plain low-fat yogurt
3/4 cup cucumber, chopped and seeded peeled
3/4 cup tomato, chopped and seeded
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon garam masala

Recipe Directions for Raita

To prepare raita, spoon yogurt onto several layers of heavy-duty paper towels; spread to 1/2-inch thickness. Cover with additional paper towels; let stand 5 minutes. Scrape into a bowl using a rubber spatula. Stir in cucumber, 3/4 cup tomato, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and garam masala; cover and refrigerate.
Categories

Dairy, Side Dish, Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 93.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
44
Calories from Fat
9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.0g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
142mg
6%
Potassium
207mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
5.5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
5.0g
Protein
3.5g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 12% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very high in calcium
  • Very high in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • Very high in sugar
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