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Tamarind Raita

MAKES 1-1/8 CUPS This is a cooling and refreshing condiment with a chile kick. FYI, you can find tamarind concentrate at Asian markets.


  • 1 cup whole milk yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons tamarind concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced serrano chile
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar


  1. In a bowl, combine the ingredients with enough water to make a pourable consistency. Adjust the seasoning, if desired, with sugar and salt.