Spiced Yogurt Dip with Pita and Peppers
Spiced Yogurt Dip with Pitan and Peppers might be just the hor d'oeuvre you are searching for. Watching your figure? This vegetarian recipe has 113 calories, 5g of protein, and 8g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 8. A mixture of cilantro, garlic cloves, serrano chile, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. It will be a hit at your The Super Bowl event. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes.
Lightly crush cardamom pods with your thumb, then remove seeds, discarding husks. Toast cardamom, caraway seeds, and peppercorns in a dry small heavy skillet over moderate heat, stirring, until fragrant and a shade darker, then cool. Grind spice mixture to a powder in grinder. Purée cilantro with spice mixture, garlic, chile, 2 tablespoons water, and 1 tablespoon oil in a blender until smooth (add remaining tablespoon water if necessary). Stir purée into yogurt and season with salt.
Put oven racks in upper and lower thirds of oven and preheat oven to 375°F.
Split pitas to make 8 rounds. Stir together butter, salt, and remaining 2 tablespoons oil in a small bowl, then lightly brush on rough sides of pitas.
Cut pitas into 1/2-inch-wide strips and arrange in 1 layer on 2 baking sheets.
Bake, switching position of sheets halfway through baking, until golden and crisp, about 10 minutes total.
Transfer toasts to a rack to cool.3
Serve dip with toasts and bell peppers.
·If you can't find Greek yogurt, drain 3 cups regular plain whole-milk yogurt in a paper-towel-lined sieve set over a bowl, covered and chilled, 8 to 12 hours.·Dip can be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered. Bring to room temperature before serving.·Toasts can be made 2 days ahead and cooled completely, then kept in an airtight container at room temperature.