A chunkier version of a typically smooth raita (RI-tah), this Indian condiment is easy to prepare if you're firing up the grill for other foods. Serve with any of the main dishes featured here or as a cooling complement to a fiery curry. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two days.
1 1/2 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil
1 onion, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
3/4 cup finely chopped English cucumber
3/4 cup plain fat-free yogurt
3/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
How to Make It
Brush oil over onion. Place onion on grill rack; grill 4 minutes on each side or until browned and tender. Remove onion to a cutting board, and cool completely; chop.
Combine sliced onion, chopped cucumber, and remaining ingredients in a medium bowl; stir well.
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