A cooling Indian yogurt dish that can be served as an accompaniment or as a dipping sauce. Excellent with samosas.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
5 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat a small, heavy skillet over medium heat. Toast cumin seeds in hot skillet until darkened and fragrant, about 5 minutes; pour into a wide bowl to cool.

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  • Grind cumin seeds in a mortar and pestle into a fine powder.

  • Put yogurt in a bowl and beat lightly with a fork or whisk until smooth and creamy.

  • Stir toasted cumin seeds, cucumber, mint, salt, and cayenne pepper into the yogurt; season with black pepper.

Cook's Note:

One variation is to add 1 tablespoon of finely chopped onion.

Nutrition Facts

70 calories; protein 5.6g 11% DV; carbohydrates 8.3g 3% DV; fat 1.7g 3% DV; cholesterol 6.1mg 2% DV; sodium 460.1mg 18% DV. Full Nutrition
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3 Ratings
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Rating: 4 stars
08/28/2017
I loved the cayenne and cumin combo. Next time I'll leave the mint out personal preference. Read More
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