Cucumber Raita Sauce


2 3/4 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)


  • 1 (16-ounce) carton plain fat-free yogurt
  • 1 cup  chopped seeded peeled cucumber
  • 1 cup  chopped seeded tomato
  • 1/2 cup  minced red onion
  • 1/4 cup  chopped fresh mint
  • 1 teaspoon  ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


Spoon yogurt onto several layers of paper towels; spread to 1/2-inch thickness. Cover with additional paper towels; let stand 10 minutes. Scrape into a bowl using a spatula; stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and chill 2 hours; stir before serving.

Nutritional Information

Calories:  32 (6% from fat)
Fat: 0.2g (sat 0.1g,mono 0.1g,poly 0.0g) Protein: 2.7g
Carbohydrate: 5g Fiber: 0.4g Cholesterol: 1mg Iron: 0.3mg Sodium: 140mg Calcium: 88mg

Steven Petusevsky, Cooking Light, JUNE 1999