Raita cucumber cups. Eye-catching appetizer idea with a little twist. These bite-sized cucumber cups are loaded with the classic flavors of raita or Indian style yogurt salad. Finished with mint leaves, the refreshing filling contains plenty of vegetables including cucumbers, tomatoes, mint leaves, and chopped green chilies for that extra spice kick. It’s crunchy, tangy and refreshing!
Raita, a simple refreshing salad made of cucumbers and yogurt, combines the cooling effect of the vibrant green cucumbers and delicious yogurt. The harmonious blend is definitely a huge hit and adds a cooling contrast to the spicy Indian food.
Raita cucumber cups. In this recipe, cucumbers are loaded with raita mix to create super cool appetizers. The little cups are bite sized and are perfect for your next gathering.
How To Make Raita Cucumber Cups
- Prepare cucumbers – First, choose your favorite variety of cucumbers. Then, cut them into slices, approximately 1 and 1/2 cms width. Scoop out the insides of the cucumbers which can be added to the raita filling.
- Make raita filling – The filling is actually the classic yogurt salad. It’s a basic mixture of cooling yogurt, cucumbers and tomatoes. You can also add some chopped green chilies if you like.
- Assemble cucumber cups – I highly recommend assembling the cucumber cups just before serving. You can easily store raita and cucumbers in the refrigerator until ready to assemble. All you need to do is just add the raita to the cups, garnish and serve.