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  • 1 cup of Plain Yogurt
  • 1 cup of Sour Cream
  • 3 Cucumbers (seeded & chopped)
  • 1 Tomato (seeded & chopped)
  • 4 cloves of Garlic (Lehsan) (crushed)
  • 1 tsp. of Ground Cumin (Pisa Zeera)
  • tsp. Paprika
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Black Pepper (Pisi Kaali Mirch) (grounded - to taste)
  • A few strands of Fresh Cilantro/Coriander Leaves (Hara Dhania) (for garnish) (optional)


  1. In a salad bowl, whisk together the plain yogurt , sour cream, cumin, paprika and garlic.
  2. Add cucumbers and tomatoes; toss and chill before serving.
  3. For a thinner raita, add a little bit of water. And optionally garnish with cilantro/coriander leaves.

Note: "Raita is usually considered a Pakistani salad and sauce. This is great served with any spicy dish!"

Serving Suggestions: Serve chilled
Yield: 4 Servings
Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Degree Of Difficulty: Easy
Recipe Category: Sauce/Chutney/Pickle and Salad
Recipe Ethnic Group: Pakistani

Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 194
Total Fat: 14.5 Grams
Cholesterol: 33 MG
Sodium: 66 MG
Total Carbohydrates: 12.3 Grams
Dietary Fiber: 1.7 Grams
Protein: 5.6 Grams
Recipe Requested by, Jasmine Wood (United Kingdom)
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