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Served over hot curries and beef dishes, Raita is a traditional Indian yogurt-based sauce in which Cucumber, mint, onions, and seasoning are shredded and infused into it for a tasty treat. Ingredients: 1 pound boneless beef sirloin steak, cut 1 inch thick 1/4 cup coarsely shredded unpeeled cucumber 1 8-ounce carton plain fat-free or low-fat yogurt 1 tablespoon snipped fresh mint 1 tablespoon finely chopped red or sweet onion 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning salt and black pepper, to taste fresh mint leaves (optional) Preparation: 1. Preheat the broiler. 2. To make the raita, in a small bowl combine the cucumber, yogurt, onion, sugar and snipped mint. Season to taste with salt and pepper; set aside 3. Trim the fat from meat. Sprinkle the meat with the lemon-pepper seasoning. 4. Place the meat on the unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat, turning the meat over after half of the broiling time. 5. For medium-rare allow for about 15-17 minutes (at 145 degree F) and for medium about 20-22 minutes (at 160 degree F). 6. Cut the steak across the grain into thin slices. 7. Garnish the steak slices with mint leaves. Serve with raita.