Cucumber Mint Raita 2
- serves 0
2 cup (500mL) Balkan style yogurt
1 medium English cucumber, seeded, grated and squeezed dry
1 clove garlic, finely minced
2 Tbsp (25 mL) fresh lime juice
2 Tbsp (25 mL) whole cumin, toasted and ground
1 Tbsp (15 mL) finely chopped fresh mint
Kosher salt to taste
1. Place yogurt in a fine mesh sieve resting over a bowl deep enough, so the sieve doesn’t touch the bottom. Strain yogurt for at least 30 minutes, but preferably 2-3 hours.
2. Transfer yogurt to a bowl and add cucumber, garlic, lime juice, ground cumin, mint and salt. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes before serving.