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Cucumber Raita

Per Serving

Cucumber Raita

Makes: 6 servings
Serving Size: 2 Tbsp
Calories 60
Fat 1.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 4 g
Fiber 0 g
Sugars 4 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 112 mg
Potassium 160 mg
Protein 8 g
Phosphorus 110 mg
Choices: Fat-Free Milk 0.5
  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Serving Size: 2 Tbsp
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Chilling Time: 2 hours


2 cups plain low-fat Greek yogurt
1 med. cucumber, peeled and grated
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
4 tsp. chopped fresh mint
1/4 tsp. kosher salt


Combine all ingredients and mix well. Chill for 2 to 3 hours before serving.

Recipe adapted from The Budget-Friendly Fresh and Local Diabetes Cookbook by Charles Mattocks (American Diabetes Association, 2014). Order online at shopdiabetes.org or by calling 800-232-6733.


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