RECIPES

Cucumber and mint raita

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Cucumber and mint raita

Raita is a cool, fresh chutney that takes seconds to make. Use it to top fiery curries or as a dip for poppadoms.

Ingredients

  • 250ml/8fl oz natural yoghurt
  • ½ cucumber, grated or finely chopped
  • large handful mint leaves, chopped
  • large pinch salt
  • ½-1 green chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped (optional)

Method

  1. Wrap the grated cucumber in a tea towel and squeeze out any excess water.

  2. Mix together all the ingredients and serve chilled as an accompaniment to any curry or as a dip for poppadoms.