Cucumber & mint relish

Prep: 15 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 6 - 8
This cooling sauce is similar to a raita - perfect for serving as a buffet or dinner party side dish to tame hot curries and spiced meats

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving (8)

  • kcal18
  • fat1g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0g
  • protein1g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • ½ cucumber
  • large pack mint, leaves picked, plus extra, to serve
    Mint

    Mint

    mi-nt

    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • 1 garlic clove
  • small piece of ginger, peeled
    Ginger

    Ginger

    jin-jer

    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 100g natural yogurt

Method

  1. Peel the cucumber and coarsely grate the sides, discarding the seeds. Season generously with salt. Tip into a colander or sieve and leave for 10 mins to drain, then squeeze out as much liquid as you can and tip into a bowl.

  2. Tip the remaining ingredients into a mini chopper or food processor and blitz. Pour the sauce over the cucumber and stir, then chill until needed. Serve scattered with mint.

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Comments (1)

mariabudgen's picture
5

Lovely fresh raita style sauce. We served with the Curried Pulled Lamb from Sept 15 article. Followed instructions and ingredients and no issues. Would be great with poppadoms too.

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