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Corn & Cumin Raita

No recipe image available.Raita is a yogurt salad popular in Indian cuisine. Designed to be a a cooling counter-balance for many spicy Indian dishes, like Pork Balls in Curry Sauce or Bombay Pork Skillet. Reduce the calories by using low-fat or nonfat plain yogurt.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup fresh corn niblets, cooked crisp-tender and drained*
2 teaspoons cumin seed
1 small tomato, chopped
1 (8-ounce) carton plain yogurt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a small sauté pan, toast cumin seed over high heat, stirring constantly; remove from heat, allow to cool slightly, crush and place in a small bowl.
  2. Stir in corn and rest of ingredients until well blended and serve.

Makes about 1 1/2 cups.

*1 cup canned corn niblets, drained or 1 cup frozen corn niblets, thawed and drained may be substituted.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 60 calories; Protein 3 grams; Fat 1 grams; Sodium 105 milligrams; Cholesterol 0 milligrams; Saturated Fat 0 grams; Carbohydrates 11 grams.

Recipe provided courtesy of Pork, Be Inspired®.