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This recipe uses the following spices:

Cucumber Raita


2½ cups plain yogurt
1 small cucumber, peeled and grated
1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh mint
¾ tsp. The Spice Hunter Turkish Cumin
¼ tsp. The Spice Hunter Red Pepper (Cayenne), or to taste
¼ tsp. salt (optional)
freshly ground pepper to taste


Place yogurt in a medium bowl and whisk until smooth. Add remaining ingredients, stir and chill until serving time. Serve as a refreshing dip for vegetables, pita bread or with curry dishes.