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Cucumber Raita


From EatingWell:  January/February 1999, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

An easy, cooling accompaniment to spicy dishes. Try it with Tandoori Chicken.

1 cup | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes



  1. Heat oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Transfer to a bowl. Add cucumber, yogurt, cilantro, honey, vinegar, cumin and hot sauce. Stir to combine. Season with pepper.


Per tablespoon : 41 Calories; 1 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 2 mg Cholesterol; 5 g Carbohydrates; 3 g Protein; 0 g Fiber; 30 mg Sodium; 36 mg Potassium

Exchanges: 1 vegetable

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