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Cucumber Raita Sauce

Yield 2 3/4 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)
Raita (RI-tah) is a popular salad in India and is a combination of chopped cucumber and tomato, yogurt and seasonings.

Ingredients

  • 1 (16-ounce) carton plain fat-free yogurt
  • 1 cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber
  • 1 cup chopped seeded tomato
  • 1/2 cup minced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 32
  • caloriesfromfat 6 %
  • fat 0.2 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 2.7 g
  • carbohydrate 5 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • cholesterol 1 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 140 mg
  • calcium 88 mg

How to Make It

  1. Spoon yogurt onto several layers of paper towels; spread to 1/2-inch thickness. Cover with additional paper towels; let stand 10 minutes. Scrape into a bowl using a spatula; stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and chill 2 hours; stir before serving.