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China Daily Asia | Updated: 2017-07-31 14:16

South Asian treats

Three Indian-inspired recipes based on yoghurt and spices [Photo provided to China Daily]

Agreat cooling food for the summer, live yoghurt is extremely nutritious and helps keep your gut bacteria healthy. Recent research from Osteoporosis International has also concluded that the habitual consumption of yoghurt could lead to stronger bones. But if you want to try something besides eating directly out of the container, check out our Indian-inspired recipes for some tasty ideas.

South Asian treats

[Photo provided to China Daily]


This mint and cucumber raita recipe is a classic. Simply mix all the ingredients together; you can eat it on its own, or serve it with breads and various other dishes.

1 cup natural yoghurt

½ cup cucumber, grated or chopped

3 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro

2 teaspoons chopped green onions

¼ teaspoon ground cumin

Pinch of salt (season to taste)

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