Tofu Raita


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


  • 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


  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