Cucumber sauce


This is a raita uprated!

The origins of this are unclear but believed to be American.

This recipe contains the following types of ingredient: dairy and honey; plants and fungi.


350 g
cucumber (coarsely grated)
4 ml
whole cumin seeds
10 ml
hot green chilis (seeded & chopped; optional)
250 ml
plain yoghurt
5 ml
vegetable oil
clove garlic chopped fine


Toast cumin seeds in small heavy skillet until browned. Do not burn. When they start to crackle, remove from heat, shaking skillet.

Combine all ingredients. Blend well and chill.

To serve

Chill well before serving.


Reduce the Chilli peppers for a lesser hot as tigger would say.

Use Dried Chili from Tropical Wholefoods if fresh chili not available.