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Cucumber Mint Raita

This creamy raita is also delicious on cooked fish, lamb burgers and falafel.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cucumber mint raita, how to make raita, raita recipe
Servings: 2 cups


  • 1 ½ cups Greek yogurt
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint
  • 2 scallions, finely chopped
  • ½ cup finely chopped seedless cucumber
  • Salt and pepper


  • Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl, and season with salt and pepper. Stir well to combine. Let sit 10 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.


Do Ahead: The raita can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 day.