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Cucumber Raita

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"Raita" is a simple Indian side dish made with fruits or vegetables and yogurt generally served as a cool, refreshing side dish with spicy curry dishes.

Preparation : 5 min
80 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Diabetes-friendly
  • Bone-healthy

Ingredients

1/2 cucumbers, medium size, sliced into rounds 130 g
1 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1/2 lemon
3/4 cup yogurt, plain, 2% 190 g
1/2 tbsp grated coconut 3 g

Method

  1. Slice the cucumber into rounds then arrange the slices in a bowl or a shallow dish. Pour the lemon juice over the slices, cover them with the yogurt then dust with the grated coconut.
  2. Chill until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (160g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

80

Fat

2 g

4 %

Saturated 1.7 g
+ Trans 0 g

9 %

Cholesterol

10 mg

Sodium

70 mg

3 %

Carbohydrate

10 g

3 %

Fibre

1 g

2 %

Sugars

8 g

Protein

6 g

Vitamin A

2 %

Vitamin C

10 %

Calcium

17 %

Iron

2 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 serving
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : ½ serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Low  :
Sodium
Source of  :
Folacin, Magnesium, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin K, Zinc
Good source of  :
Calcium
Excellent source of  :
Vitamin B12
Free  :
Added Sugar
Diet-related health claims  :
Bone-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Fruits 0
Vegetables ½
Milk and Alternatives ½
Fats 0

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This recipe is in the following categories

Dairy | Side dishes | Vegetarian | Bone-healthy | Kosher | Halal | Diabetes-friendly | High Calcium | Low Sodium | Indian