Vegetarian Entrees

 

 

Cucumber Raita 

Print Friendly 

Description:
This traditional Indian side dish or sauce is cool and delightful especially with spicy curries.
Cumin, scientifically known as Cuminum Cyminum, belongs to family Apiaceae and is extensively used in culinary in Indian Subcontinent and some other Asian, African and Latin American countries, as a condiment or spice. The health benefits of cumin for digestive disorders has been well known throughout history. It can help with flatulence, indigestion, diarrhea, nausea, morning sickness, and atonic dyspepsia. Cumin is also said to help relieve symptoms of the common cold due to it’s antiseptic properties.


Ingredients:
2 large cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and chopped
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon salt
2 cups plain, nonfat yogurt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
Black pepper to taste


Directions:
1. Mix the cucumbers, onion, and salt in a bowl. Let stand for 1/2 hour.

2. Drain off liquid, rinse well with cold water, and drain; then soak in cold water to remove as much salt as desired. Drain well.

3. Add the yogurt, cumin, and pepper. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.


Servings: 4


Nutrient Information:
Per Serving Calories: 86.8 Protein: 7.7 grams Fat: 0.4 grams Saturated Fat: 0.2 grams Monounsat Fat: 0.1 grams Polyunsat Fat: 0.1 grams Carbohydrate: 13.4 grams Fiber: 1.0 grams Cholesterol: 2.2 mg Vitamin A: 61.1 IU Vitamin E: 0.1 mg/IU Vitamin C: 4.7 mg Calcium: 259.3 mg Magnesium: 34.5 mg


Special Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Low Sodium, High Protein, High Fibre, Low Calorie, Diabetic - Low Carb


Category: Vegetarian Entrees

Submitted By: OK In Health



Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next
Connect with Us
facebook    twitter

Float Body and Mind Wellness in Penticton


Wellness Tip
Greens
Have you heard of arugula? It is a green, leafy vegetable that contains about 20 times more beta-carotene and vitamin C than iceberg lettuce. It also has 8 times more calcium. When making green salads at home, consider choosing dark green leaves, such as arugula, romaine, and chicory. Using these greens in salads and on sandwiches creates a more nutritious meal.


Maria's Ireland Sacred Tours


Wellness Directory
Ashley Piderman ~ Registered Acupuncturist ~ Vernon, BC
Specialty: Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine
Ashley Piderman is a Registered Acupuncturist with the CTCMA and works out of the Vero Health Naturopathic Care in Vernon, BC.
View Details


Celtic Healings Intuitive Readings with Maria O'Farrell Carr


Event
Holistic Market & Psychic Fair
Date: May 27, 2018
Location: Kelowna & Central Okanagan
The Holistic Market brings together healing arts practitioners, artists, holistic vendors & speakers in Kelowna every month. Market dates are Sundays 11-4
View Details


Maria's Ireland Sacred Tours


Article
Your Most Common Excuses for Skipping the Gym—Busted!
IHRSA has conducted extensive research to determine why people stop going to the gym. The following are four of the most common excuses, plus research-backed reasons why they’re bunk.
Full Article


Celtic Healings Intuitive Readings with Maria O'Farrell Carr


Recipe
Blueberry and Almond Cake. No Sugar. No Butter. No Flour.
Category: Desserts
Description: This blueberry and almond cake has no sugar, flour or butter, but it still tastes great! Make it at the weekend and serve with berries and Greek yogurt.

Health Benefits of Almonds are a great source of vitamin E, with 25g providing 70 percent of the recommended daily allowance. They contain more calcium than any other nut which makes them great for vegetarians who do not eat any dairy products.

Health Benefits of Almonds are that they are high in antioxidants and their potential benefits for the nervous system and for brain health, there is exciting new evidence that blueberries can improve memory. In a study involving older adults (with an average age of 76 years), 12 weeks of daily blueberry consumption was enough to improve scores on two different tests of cognitive function including memory. While participants in the study consumed blueberries in the form of juice, three-quarters of a pound of blueberries were used to make each cup of juice. As participants consumed between 2 to 2-1/2 cups each day, the participants actually received a very plentiful amount of berries. The authors of this study were encouraged by the results and suggested that blueberries might turn out to be beneficial not only for improvement of memory, but for slowing down or postponing the onset of other cognitive problems frequently associated with aging.
New studies make it clear that we can freeze blueberries without doing damage to their delicate anthocyanin antioxidants.
Full Recipe


Maria's Ireland Sacred Tours