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Cucumber Raita

Makes about 2 1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 cups plain yogurt, drained
  • 1/2 cup seedless cucumbers, peeled and diced small
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon mint, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • Dash cayenne pepper

Directions

  1. Strain the yogurt through a cheesecloth for a ½ hour. Mix in the cucumbers, garlic, mint, cumin, salt, pepper, and cayenne, and serve.

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2 Comments

  1. babasmurf1965@hotmail.com

    Can I use real Greek yogurt (21 or so grams protein per cup) and skip the step of straining?

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