Recipe courtesy of Vegetable Kingdom Inc. DBA Moosewood Restaurant

Spicy Yogurt Sauce

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  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 cup chopped onions

1 to 2 chiles, minced

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 teaspoon ground cumin seeds

1 teaspoon ground coriander seeds

1 large tomato, chopped (about 1 cup)

2 teaspoons unbleached white flour

1 cup plain yogurt

Salt to taste


  1. Saute the onions and chiles in the oil until tender, about 10 minutes. Add the cumin and coriander and saute for a minute, stirring constantly. Stir in the tomato and flour and cook for 2 minutes. Finally, stir in the yogurt. Heat the sauce thoroughly, but do not allow it to boil or the yogurt will curdle. Add salt to taste and serve