Raita - Easy Yogurt Sauce

24 March 2020
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Raita - Easy Yogurt Sauce

Raita is a very simple yogurt sauce which is traditionally served as a side/dipping sauce with most Indian/Pakistani meals. 

I love making this sauce for several reasons; it is easy, simple and delicious! Apart from using it as a side/dipping sauce I love using this to marinade chicken during the grilling season. The yogurt helps the spices get into the chicken which helps the chicken to be tender and flavorful. 

Raita

2 cups whole milk yogurt
1 teaspoon whole cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1 cup finely chopped English Cucumber
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped

Mix all the ingredients and place in the fridge. 
Note: Don't add cucumber to the raita if using for a marinade. 

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