Cucumber Yogurt Sauce Indian

         Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Asian, Sauces

3/4 lb Cucumber (coarsely grated) 3/4 ts Whole cumin seeds 2 ts Hot green chilis -(seeded & chopped) 1 c Plain yogurt 1 ts Vegetable oil 1/2 ts Garlic (finely chopped) Salt(optional) CUCUMBER-SAUCE - A mideast-style sauce with cucumbers and yogurt This recipe came originally from the local paper, years ago. They liked it with lamb. PROCEDURE (1) Toast cumin seeds in small heavy skillet until browned. Do not burn. When they start to crackle, remove from heat, shaking skillet. (2) Combine all ingredients. Blend well and chill. RATING Difficulty: easy. Time: 5 minutes preparation, 1 hour chilling. Precision: approximate measurement OK. CONTRIBUTOR Nancy Mintz UNIX System Development Lab, AT&T-IS, Summit, New Jersey, USA ihnp4!attunix!nlm