Cucumber cumin raita


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 40.5
  • Total Fat: 2.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.9 mg
  • Sodium: 172.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 2.3 g

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Introduction

A classic Indian yogurt dressing which can be used with rice, salad or just about any meat dish. A classic Indian yogurt dressing which can be used with rice, salad or just about any meat dish.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 c. plain yogurt
    1 md cucumber, pared and finely chopped
    1 tsp ground cumin
    1/2 tsp salt
    1 sm. jalapeno pepper, crushed

Directions

Seed and slice pepper and crush with mortor and pestle. Add salt and cumin to make a paste. Add a couple teaspoons of yogurt to loosen the paste. Transfer the contents into a medium sized bowl. Peel, pare and chop cucumber into fine pieces. Add to bowl and and the remaining yogurt. Mix well and chill about 15 minutes before serving.

An excellent topping for any rice or meat dish.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MAREN_MN.

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  • Very Good
    This was really nice and refreshing I added a little bit of fresh mint to it. - 8/26/11

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