• Ingredients: 26
  • Serves: 2

Mint raita with whole-milk yogurt, packed fresh mint leaves, salt.

Ingredients

Spicy Lentil and Radish Sauce (Sambaar)

  • 1 1/2 cups yellow split peas
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric
  • 4 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp. sambaar powder
  • 1 tbsp. ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 2 medium-size onions, cut into 1/8-inch-thick slices
  • 2 cups thinly sliced icicle or daikon radish
  • 2 medium-size tomatoes , pureed with skin or finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dry fenugreek leaves, powdered, or 1/3 tsp. ground fenugreek seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsps. coarse salt, or to taste
  • 2 tbsps. light sesame oil or light vegetable oil
  • 4 dry red chili pods
  • 1 tsp. mustard powder
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice or more, to taste

Curry oil

Minted yogurt

  • 2/3 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsps. chopped fresh mint

Soup

For Serving

Directions

  1. Step 1 Pulse all ingredients in a blender until mint is finely chopped. Transfer to a bowl and chill, covered, at least 3 hours.

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Nutrition information

Calories 233 Carbohydrates 19 g (6%)
Fat 12 g (19%) Protein 13 g (26%)
Saturated Fat 8 g (39%) Sodium 1,045 mg (44%)
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g Fiber 1 g (4%)
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g Cholesterol 48 mg (16%)