Cucumber Raita


This salad or condiment is commonly served with spicy curry dishes from India.  The cucumber, yogurt and mint serve to cool the palate.  


1 Cucumber, peeled, then grated, diced, or julienned

1 Cup natural low-fat Greek yogurt

1-2 Tbs chopped fresh mint leaves

1 Tbs chopped fresh cilantro

1/2 Tsp cumin powder

Sea salt to taste


Mix all ingredients in a bowl and serve immediately, or refrigerate up to one hour.