is a yogurt-salad made with cooked or raw vegetables like cucumbers, carrots, onions,
beets etc. in yogurt and flavored with herbs and spices. It usually
accompanies a meal and is served chilled. This is one goes well with a main rice dish like a pilaf
large Cucumbers, peeled and finely grated
cup Yogurt, plain
Green chili, finely chopped (use according to the desired hotness)
teaspoons Fresh Coriander/Cilantro leaves, finely chopped
- A sprig of
Cilantro for garnishing
1. Skin the
cucumbers and grate either finely or coarsely.
2. Remove the
excess juice from the cucumbers by straining through a vegetable
strainer or use your hands as a strainer.
3. Mix the
green chili, chopped cilantro leaves, sugar and salt into the yogurt.
4. Now add the
cucumber and mix well.
5. Garnish with
fresh a sprig of cilantro leaves. Serve chilled.
Makes 2 cups. Servings : 6
Fat free yogurt can be used too. Substitute an artificial sweetener
for sugar, if needed.