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Madhur Jaffrey’s Cucumber Raita Recipe

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Jul 12, 2024 • 1 min read

Raita is a yogurt-based condiment served with rice or meat in a variety of Indian cuisines, often to counterbalance a meal’s spice and heat. There are endless varieties of raita: “You could put almost anything in yogurt and have it as a relish,” Madhur Jaffrey says. Her cucumber raita incorporates grated cucumber and chopped mint for a refreshing and light concoction that can be paired with biryani or kebabs.