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Cucumber peanut raita Recipe

Cucumber peanut raita is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Tuesday, 26 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 - Cucumber
  • 3 tbsp - Peanuts (roasted)
  • 2 - Green chillies
  • a handful - cilantro/kothamalli
  • salt
  • 1/2 tsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1.5 cups - yogurt/thick Curd
  • How to Make Cucumber peanut raita:

    1. Peel and grate the cucumber in a bowl and keep it aside.
    2. Grind together the roasted peanuts, green chillies and cilantro into a smooth paste.
    3. If needed, add a little water when grinding.
    4. If you do not have roasted peanuts, roast it in a pan until it is slightly brown, cool it down and then grind it with other ingredients.
    5. Add the ground paste to the grated cucumbers along with required salt and mix it well.
    6. Now add the thick curd to the cucumber mixture and mix it well.
    7. Heat a tiny pan with oil and add the cumin seeds to it. Let it sputter and then add this to the raita.
    8. Recipe courtesy: My Cooking Journey


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