Tofu Raita

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Raita is a classic Indian condiment, typically made with yogurt and served with hot and spicy foods. Our version calls for tofu and lots of cucumber, scallions and dill to lend a fresh flavor.

  • 2 tablespoonsServings

Ingredients

  • 16-oz. pkg. firm tofu, drained
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. coarse salt or to taste
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper or to taste
  • 2 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced scallions (white and light green parts) or chives
  • 1 medium cucumber, halved lengthwise, seeded and chopped
  • 1 Tbs. chopped fresh dill or 1 tsp. dried

Preparation

  1. In blender or food processor, combine all ingredients. Blend or process until creamy and almost smooth. Transfer to bowl, cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Makes 2 1/2 cups
  • Calories: 48
  • Carbohydrate Content: 2 g
  • Fat Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 103 mg