Place raisins in small bowl and cover with hot tap water. Let stand 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in blender container, combine cottage cheese, vinegar, onion, chili powder, curry, salt and pepper. Add drained, soaked raisins.
Cover and blend at high speed until smooth and creamy. If necessary, add 1 T water in which raisins were soaked (or plain water) to make good dipping consistency.
Serve well chilled with a selection of vegetables, such as cauliflowerets, carrot sticks, blanched green beans, radish roses. broccoli, celery stick, zucchini sticks, or cooked artichokes.