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Chilled Cucumber Soup with Pickled Red Onion

1/4 cup rice vinegar
1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 red jalapeno, seeded and thinly sliced
3 cups plain yogurt
2 pounds cucumberspeeled, seeded and chopped
1/2 cup milk
10 mint leaves
1 teaspoon ground cumin
Salt and freshly ground white pepper


In a small saucepan, combine the vinegar with the onion, sugar and jalapeno and bring to a boil to dissolve the sugar. Transfer to a small bowl and let cool. In a blender, working in 2 batches, puree the yogurt with the cucumbers, milk, mint and cumin. Season the soup with salt and pepper. Ladle into bowls and garnish with the pickled red onion and jalapeno and a drizzle of the pickling liquid.

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