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Walnut-Yogurt Dip (Akhrot Ka Raita)

This sweet-savory dip is delicious with pita wedges and fresh strawberries or cut-up pineapple for breakfast, dessert, or a snack. You can prepare it up to a day ahead and refrigerate.

Cooking Light JUNE 2005

  • Yield: 1 cup (serving size: 2 tablespoons)


  • 1 cup Yogurt Cheese
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 12 seedless green grapes, thinly sliced


Combine Yogurt Cheese, chopped walnuts, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl. Sprinkle with cumin and pepper; garnish with grape slices. Cover and chill 20 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 67
  • Calories from fat: 46%
  • Fat: 3.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 2.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 6.8g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 2mg
  • Iron: 0.3mg
  • Sodium: 97mg
  • Calcium: 63mg

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Walnut-Yogurt Dip (Akhrot Ka Raita) recipe