Raita Salad of Red Grapes and Mint

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Raita Salad of Red Grapes and MintRecipe
Photo: Karry Hosford
Raita Salad is a yogurt-mint salad that's a refreshing counterpart to chutney. A variety of raw or cooked vegetables, fruits, nuts, and herbs can be added. Thinned with buttermilk or fruit juice, raitas can also be turned into refreshing cold soups.
5 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


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1 1/2 cups plain fat-free yogurt
1/4 cup raisins
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 teaspoon chopped fresh mint
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 cup seedless red grapes, halved
3 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted
1/2 teaspoon Roasted Cumin Seeds
Mint sprigs (optional)


Combine the first 6 ingredients in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes. Fold in the grapes and pecans. Sprinkle with Roasted Cumin Seeds; garnish with mint sprigs, if desired.

Created date

November 2001

Nutritional Information

Calories 119
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Fat 3.6 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 1.9 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 5 g
Carbohydrate 18.3 g
Fiber 1.3 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 294 mg
Calcium 159 mg