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Cucumber & mint relish

Cucumber & mint relish

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • 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

  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving (8)
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal18
low infat1g
saturates0g
carbs2g
sugars1g
fibre0g
protein1g
salt0g
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Ingredients

  • ½ cucumber
  • large pack mint , leaves picked, plus extra, to serve
  • 1 garlic clove
  • small piece of ginger , peeled
  • 100g natural yogurt

Method

  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 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.

RECIPE TIPS
WANT TO GET AHEAD?

You can make this mint relish the day before - simply keep it chilled until ready to serve.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2015

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