Cucumber Raita ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )


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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.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
Method
  1. Combine the curds, green chilli paste and salt in a deep bowl and mix well using a whisk.
  2. Add the cucumber, mix well and keep aside.
  3. 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.
  4. Add the tempering to the curds-cucumber mixture and mix well.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour and serve chilled.
Accompaniments

Chitrana Rice ( South Indian Recipes ) 
Cooked Rice 
South Indian Baby Corn Curry 
South Indian Rice
Tomato Rice( South Indian Recipes ) 

Nutrient values Per Serving
EnergyProteinCarbohydrateFatCalcium
37 kcal 2.3 gm 3.9 gm 1.3 gm 96.9 mg

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 on 28 Oct 14 12:36 PM


Sooo yummyy... Its difficult to stop yourself once you start having it.. Cumin seeds have a strong and delightful flavour in it..
 on 28 Oct 14 12:19 PM


Excellent recipe for weight watchers...I liked the idea of tempering the grated cucumber...it adds a good flavour...however those on extreme weight loss diet can always opt for plain cucumber raita..
 on 31 Jul 12 03:45 PM


A twist to the normal raitas that we make everyday...Cucumber combined with onions, curds, chillies makes it a perfect raita...I served this chilled with parathas and kolhapuri vegetable and all loved it...