Raitas, yogurt dishes that offer a cooling contrast to spicy Indian dishes, are simple to prepare: Stir the yogurt until creamy, then flavor it with some combination of raw or cooked vegetables, herbs, fruit and spices. Add salt just before serving to prevent the vegetables from getting watery. More Easy Indian Recipes

Suvir Saran
July 2006

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Recipe Summary

total:
15 mins
Yield:
makes 1 1/4 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl, whisk the yogurt with the onion, mint, chile and cumin. Season the raita with salt.

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Make Ahead

The raita can be refrigerated overnight. Season with salt just before serving.

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