Wednesday, December 31, 2008


Cucumber is good for health as it increases the fiber and water content in the body. The water content of cucumber hydrates the skin when eaten or applied to skin. So it is always recommend to eat cucumber to have a natural glowing skin. Potassium, magnesium, and fiber content present in the cucumber helps alleviate blood pressure disorders. Here comes the raita using cucumber.


Cucumber – 1 medium size

Green chilies – 2

Salt – As required

Asafoetida – a pinch

Mustard seeds – ½ tsp

Curry leaves and Coriander leaves – few

Yogurt – 2 cups

Oil – 1/4 tsp


· Beat the yogurt until smooth.

· Peel the skin of the cucumber and cut into small cubes.

· Add the cucumber to the yogurt and add necessary salt and asafoetida.

· Heat little oil in pan, add mustard seeds, once they splutter add the green chilies and curry leaves. Add to the yogurt-cucumber mixture once it cools.

· Garnish with coriander leaves. Refrigerate until serving.


Adlak's tiny world said...

wow raitha... deco la theritta... neat presentation along with useful tips.. proving that u were in medi line.... Ho hoooooo...

soon start a beauty tips blog also dear.... Happy New Year..

sriharivatsan said...

Thanks for your motivating words..

Mrs.Kannan said...

hey first time in your blog...nice recipes...welcome to blogging

sriharivatsan said...

Thanks Mrs. Kannan. Your words are motivating me a lot..