Apr 102016
cucumber raita recipe

Cucumber Raita

Cucumber Raita is a refreshingly simple and easy raita recipe. Oozing with fresh cucumber flavour, this classic cucumber yogurt dip is a delicious appetizer served with crackers, veggies or pita bread. This cool raita is also a great accompaniment to Biryani or stuffed parathas.

The flavors blend well together in this Indian kheera raita. It’s cool-tasting and the raw grated cucumber gives it a nice crunch. Yogurt with cucumber dip comes together quite quickly and it goes well with just about anything. The healthy cucumber dip is yummy all by itself and very enjoyable to eat.

Cucumber Raita Recipe Step By Step:

Cucumber dahi raita is a fast, easy and delicious recipe. This yummy cucumber dip works great with chips or veggie sticks. Natural yogurt cucumber dip has the right balance of flavours. All in all, an amazing Indian condiment.

How to make Cucumber Raita:

To make kheera ka raita, wash, peel and grate the cucumber.

grated cucumber for kheera ka raita recipe

In a mixing bowl, beat fresh yogurt till smooth.

whisk yogurt for grated cucumber dip recipe

Sprinkle salt, roasted cumin powder, and red chilli powder. Mix well

seasoning for Cucumber dahi raita recipe

Tip in the raw grated cucumber and chopped coriander leaves.

cucumber with yogurt dip recipe

Combine all the ingredients. Pop creamy cucumber yogurt dip into the refrigerator.

Serve chilled Cucumber Raita with rice or parathas.

yogurt with cucumber dip recipe

If you are looking for more yogurt recipes, do try out Yogurt Rice and Carrot Raita.

Cucumber Dip With Yogurt details below:

Cucumber Raita Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
This Indian yogurt sauce recipe is super easy and a fantastic way to use up garden fresh cucumbers. Cucumber and yoghurt dip tastes wonderful paired with flavoured rice dishes or Indian flatbread. Yogurt with cucumber with its cool and refreshing flavour also tastes great with carrot sticks or with hot spicy dishes.
Course: Dip
Cuisine: Punjabi
Servings: 2
Calories: 23 kcal
Author: Shil
  • Cucumber – 1 small
  • Curd – 100 gms
  • Roasted cumin powder – ¼ tsp
  • Salt – ¼ tsp
  • Coriander leaves – 1 tsp
  • Chilli powder – 1/8 tsp
  1. To make this yogurt and cucumber recipe, wash, peel and grate the cucumber.
  2. Take curd in a mixing bowl, and whisk it till smooth.
  3. Add salt, red chilli powder and roasted cumin powder and mix well.
  4. Blend in grated cucumber and chopped coriander. Combine all the ingredients.
  5. Refrigerate grated cucumber raita.
  6. Serve chilled kheera raita with parathas or pulao.
Recipe Notes

Refrigerate cucumber raita before serving.
You can add a little squeeze of lemon.


Cucumber Raita Dip Recipe | Kheera Raita | Grated Cucumber Yogurt Dip
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Shil is a freelance writer, professional blogger, foodie, health advocate and travel enthusiast.

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