Raita

Raita  (yields 3 cups)        

28 calories, 5 g carbohydrates, 2 g protein, 0.5 g fat

Ingredients:   
1/8 tsp. salt
1 cucumber, chopped into small dice
1 tomato, chopped into small dice
1 medium carrot, grated
¼ cup chopped onion
1 cup plain, lowfat yogurt
2-3 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro or mint OR 1 tsp. ground cumin (optional)    

In a mixing bowl, mix cucumbers, carrots, and tomatoes with salt and allow to sit for 15-30 minutes. Drain well. Combine with yogurt and optional ingredient, if desired, and chill for 20 minutes. Serve with salmon.

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