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Tomato Raita

by Suneeta Vaswani

Serves 4

The uncomplicated ingredients of this raita belie the fabulous flavor of the mixture. It is particularly good as an accompaniment to a pulao or biriyani.


11⁄2 cups plain yogurt  375 mL
2 cups    chopped tomatoes   500 mL
2    green onions, finely sliced 2
     with some green   
1 tsp     minced green chilies,   5 mL
     preferably serranos (optional)   
1⁄2 tsp   salt or to taste   2 mL
1⁄4 tsp   freshly ground black pepper 1 mL
     or to taste  

1.   Stir yogurt in a bowl until smooth and creamy. Stir in tomatoes, onions, chilies, if using, salt and pepper.
2.   Cover and chill well before serving. (Can be refrigerated for up to 24 hours.)

Recipes reprinted with permission from Easy Indian Cooking, by Suneeta Vaswani, Robert Rose Inc., 2004. Photos by Mark T. Shapiro.

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