Source: CanolaInfo Test Kitchen | Catégorie: Entrées et amuse-gueules, Santé du cœur

Cucumber Raita

Raitas are used as a cooling dish with spicy Indian dishes.

Cucumber Raita


  • 1/2 Tbsp canola oil 7 mL
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded, shredded
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped white onion 125 mL
  • 2/3 cup non-fat plain yogurt 150 mL
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro 30 mL
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar 5 mL
  • 1/2 tsp rice wine vinegar 2 mL
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin 2 mL
  • Dash of hot sauce
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


  • 1. In small skillet, set on medium heat, heat canola oil. Add garlic and cook stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Transfer to bowl.
  • 2. Add cucumber, onion, yogurt, cilantro, sugar, vinegar, cumin and hot sauce. Stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with pita bread, toasted tortillas or as side salad or condiment.


1 1/2 cup (375 mL)


6 Tbsp (90 mL)


Per Serving

Lipides2 g
Gras saturés0 g
Cholestérol0 mg
Glucides9 g
Fibres1 g
Protéines3 g
Sodium100 mg