RaitaCuisinart Original Recipe
This classic Indian condiment is incredibly versatile; use as a dip for flatbreads, a cooling agent alongside spicy dishes, or as a sauce for kebabs."
2 cups plain yogurt
8 ounces English cucumber, shredded and squeezed dry
2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
1⁄8 teaspoon ground cumin
large pinch kosher salt
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint (about 25 mint leaves)
1. Line a fine mesh strainer with 1 to 2 paper coffee filters and position it over a bowl. Fill the paper-lined strainer with the yogurt and drain for 1 hour.
2. Remove yogurt from liner and put in a bowl with remaining ingredients. Stir to combine and chill in refrigerator until ready to serve. Adjust
seasoning as desired.
ServingsMakes about 1½ cups
Nutritional information per serving (2 tablespoons):
Calories 37 (32% from fat) • carb. 4g • pro. 3g
• fat 1g • sat. fat 1g • chol. 6mg • sod. 82mg
• calc. 83mg • fiber 0g
This recipe can be prepared using the following Cuisinart® products:
Electronic Yogurt Maker with Automatic Cooling