This afternoon, the slow pace of tapping rain droplets have turned in to heavy rain fall masking light and giving impression of late evening. It’s the much anticipated, rejoicing RAIN in UAE. Right now as I write this post, when I see through window, all vehicles are in slow pace trying to creep over water covered roads. We Middle East residents get super excited to see such rainfall which doesn’t happen frequently but it’s a bliss if it does.
The food that is appearing here is nothing to do with weather I mean it doesn’t get along very well with RAIN. If I had a hint of at least 1 % that it is going to downpour today, I would have come up with something similar to pani puri or pav bhaji but alas…I had no clue.
Most one pot meals at my home always always accompany this wonderful cucumber raita than any other. Cucumber stays on top when it comes to summer veggie, but we never miss it even in winter. Obviously it implies our love towards cucumber.
Cucumber raita is a simple, easy recipe without which any one pot meal like tomato pulao tastes bland and isolated. Fresh and thick yogurt with a pinch of red chilly, cumin and salt in which crunchy cucumber cubes soaked in makes this awesome cucumber raita and it takes your main course food to the next level.