Raita with Radish and Mint

A great side dish with any Indian meal.


  • 300 g natural yoghurt
  • 8 radishes (chopped)
  • 2 tblsp pine nuts
  • 1 tblsp fresh mint (chopped)
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 0.50 tsp salt, to taste
  • pinch of sugar, to taste
  • juice of ½ lime


  1. Heat a frying pan on low heat and add the cumin seeds and pine nuts.
  2. Continue moving them around to prevent them from burning.
  3. After a few minutes they will begin to change colour to golden brown.
  4. Remove from the heat and crush coarsely using a pestle and mortar.
  5. Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl, including the roasted cumin seeds and pine nuts and stir.
  6. Check the seasoning and adjust the salt and sugar to taste. Garnish with freshly chopped mint and serve chilled.



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