Mango Mukwas Yogurt Sauce Recipe

A fragrant, sweet Indian yogurt dip or sauce (raita). Traditionally, raitas are used as a mild sauce or side dish to mellow down spicy dishes, and to improve digestion.

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Mango Mukwas Yogurt Sauce Recipe

The Mango Mukwas Yogurt Sauce is fragrant, sweet Indian yogurt dip or raita. Traditionally, raitas are used as a mild sauce or side dish to mellow down spicy dishes, and to improve digestion. “Mukwas” is the traditional after-dinner breath-freshening mix, and makes a special addition to this raita.

Ingredients for the Mango Mukwas Yogurt Sauce

  • ½ quart (500 ml) greek-style strained yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Linda’s Mukwas (or more to taste)
  • 1 mango and/or banana, cut into small pieces
  • Optional: salt to taste

Directions

Mix ingredients together, and serve the sauce with spicy curries, flatbreads, or just as a pleasant snack. Try lightly toasting the Mukwas in oil before adding to the yogurt for a slightly different flavor. This raita intensifies in flavor if the yogurt and spices are allowed to sit for several hours or overnight, in which case add the mango or banana right before serving. A little salt is sometimes a nice addition, as it deepens the other flavors.

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Mango Mukwas Yogurt Sauce Recipe

The Mango Mukwas Yogurt Sauce is fragrant, sweet Indian yogurt dip or raita. Traditionally, raitas are used as a mild sauce or side dish to mellow down spicy dishes, and to improve digestion. “Mukwas” is the traditional after-dinner breath-freshening mix, and makes a special addition to this raita.

Ingredients for the Mango Mukwas Yogurt Sauce

  • ½ quart (500 ml) greek-style strained yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Linda’s Mukwas (or more to taste)
  • 1 mango and/or banana, cut into small pieces
  • Optional: salt to taste

Directions

Mix ingredients together, and serve the sauce with spicy curries, flatbreads, or just as a pleasant snack. Try lightly toasting the Mukwas in oil before adding to the yogurt for a slightly different flavor. This raita intensifies in flavor if the yogurt and spices are allowed to sit for several hours or overnight, in which case add the mango or banana right before serving. A little salt is sometimes a nice addition, as it deepens the other flavors.

Get More from the Spice Station!

Check out more recipes, spice recommendations, storage tips, and more from our Spice Station blogs! Browse through our collection of spice blogs, here. Also, we’d love to hear from you! Have an idea for a spice blend, a favorite recipe, or blog post you want to write? Message us here today and we’d love to feature you and your ideas on our Spice Station blog!

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Ready to shop online for some of the world’s best and most exotic spice blends? Shop our online spice store, here! Want to learn more about spices? Check out our post on spices and how to keep them fresh, here! Want to browse our blog for more recipes that test your limits with ingredients, that show up to the table with a dynamic, thoughtful, and memorable taste? Let’s spice up your ingredient list, dinner menu and chef reputation? Click here for our spice blog, here.

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