Cucumber Raita ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )
by Tarla Dalal
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Cucumber Raita, is the ideal raita for weight-watchers as it comprises of high amounts of water and very little calories. This raita is rich in protein and calcium that maintain bone health. The tempering gives a peculiar curry-like flavour to this raita, making it a perfect side dish for a low-cal meal.
- Combine the curds, green chilli paste and salt in a deep bowl and mix well using a whisk.
- Add the cucumber, mix well and keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the tempering to the curds-cucumber mixture and mix well.
- Refrigerate for at least 1 hour and serve chilled.
Nutrient values Per Serving
|Energy|| 37 kcal|
|Protein|| 2.3 gm|
|Carbohydrate|| 3.9 gm|
|Fat|| 1.3 gm|
|Calcium|| 96.9 mg|
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