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.

Recipe by Cooking Light November 2001

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Credit: Karry Hosford

Recipe Summary

Yield:
5 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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Nutrition Facts

119 calories; calories from fat 27%; fat 3.6g; saturated fat 0.4g; mono fat 1.9g; poly fat 1g; protein 5g; carbohydrates 18.3g; fiber 1.3g; cholesterol 1mg; iron 0.7mg; sodium 294mg; calcium 159mg.
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