Cucumber & Carrot Raita

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  • 1 medium carrot grated
  • 1 cucumber grated, and squeezed from excess liquid
  • 300g drained natural yoghurt
  • Pinch ground turmeric
  • Salt
  • ½ tspn ground cumin
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1 clove garlic squeeze lemon juice
  • ¼ bunch fresh coriander, chopped


In a mortar and pestle crush the chilli, garlic and a pinch of salt to form a paste. In a small bowl, add the drained yoghurt, chilli paste, grated carrot, grated cucumber, cumin, turmeric and chopped coriander. Mix well and add a squeeze of lemon juice and more salt to taste.