A very cooling and tasty Raita/ Salad that goes very well with Paratha’s and Puri.
Peeled Cucumber – 2
Peanuts – roasted and pounded 1 cup
Sugar – 1 tsp
Salt – 1 tsp
Red chili powder – 1 tsp
Black Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
Roasted Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
Chopped green chili – 1
Yogurt – 1 cup
Coriander leaves for garnish
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves – 5-6 chopped
Oil – 1 tsp
Peel and Grate the cucumbers and place them in a bowl, without draining or squeezing out the water. Add yogurt, salt, sugar, green chilly and mix. Add crushed peanuts and mix.
For tempering, take 1 tsp oil and heat. Add Curry leaves and mustard seeds.
Now pour this tadka over the salad.
Garnish with coriander and sprinkle some black pepper powder, Cumin powder and red chili powder.