Beef with Cucumber Raita


Beef with Cucumber Raita

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March 29, 2017

Beef with Cucumber Raita


1 8-ounce carton plain fat-free or low-fat yogurt

1/4 cup coarsely shredded unpeeled cucumber

1 tablespoon finely chopped red or sweet onion

1 tablespoon snipped fresh mint

1/4 teaspoon sugar

Salt and black pepper

1 pound boneless beef sirloin steak, cut 1 inch thick

1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning

Fresh mint leaves (optional)


1Preheat the broiler. For raita, in a small bowl combine yogurt, cucumber, onion, snipped mint, and sugar. Season yogurt mixture to taste with salt and pepper; set aside.

2 Trim fat form meat. Sprinkle meat with lemon-pepper seasoning. Place meat on the unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil 3 to 4 inches from the heat, turning meat over after half the broiling time. Allow 15 to 17 minutes for medium rare (145 degrees F) or 20 to 22 minutes for medium (160 degrees F).

3 Cut steak across the grain into thin slices. If desired, garnish steak with mint leaves. Serve with raita.