Cooling sauce accompaniment for spicy dishes
1 cup ground almonds (or ground hemp seeds - the shelled kind)
3-4 inches cucumber (depends how juicy it is)
1 tbspn lemon or lime juice (optional)
some salt for seasoning (optional)
Easy method: process the ingredients.
Easy method: chop up cucumber into little itty bits and mix up with other ingredients.
Vary the amount of almonds/cucumber to alter the consistency. Raita should be a thick yogurt-like consistency. If it is made thinner, you will have a nice salad dressing. Goes well with spicy foods.