This recipe appears in:Serious Entertaining: Dinner and a Movie, 'Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India'
This yogurt based condiment makes a nice, cooling counterpart to spicy Indian dishes.
- 8 ounces yogurt (not Greek)
- 1/2 cucumber, peeled, seeded, and finely diced
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
- 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Whisk until smooth and spices are evenly incorporated. Refrigerate until ready to serve.