Cucumber Raita/ Southekayi Mosaru gojju

Raita or mosaru gojju is prepared with thick yogurt/ curds mixed with vegetables or sometimes fruits. It is a must have side dish for rice items. It is easy to make them; on other hand they are healthy. These Salads are good options for the individual, who is looking for low carb diet. Click here for Cabbage Raita recipe.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Serves: 2-4
Tender cucumber – 1 (big)
Green chilli – 2 (as per taste)
Coriander leaves – a few
Salt – to taste
Onion – 1 (small)
Thick curds – ½ cup
Oil – 1 tsp
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
Cumin – ¼ tsp
Curry leaves – few leaves
Dry red chilli - 1


Wash cucumber in running water. Chop them fine. Chop green chillis, onions and coriander leaves. Combine all of them in a bowl. Add salt, thick fresh curds and mix well. For seasoning: Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin, mustard seeds, curry leaves and broken red chilli to it. On spluttering, add it to raita. Serve this raita as a side dish for rice items (Pulav, Biriyani or Bisibele bhath) or with Paratha.