Spring onion raita

This is a lovely alternative to a classic cucumber raita. Not just as an accompaniment to indian dishes but delicious for example on top of ratatouille.

Serves4-6 Origin India
Preparation 35mins Heat rating (Mild)
Cooking 0 Ease (Easy)
Vegetarian Yes


tsp Cumin seeds
4 spring onions, chopped (in iced water, which makes them crisp)
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander stalks
¼ tsp sugar
salt and freshly ground black pepper
4 tbsp thick yoghurt
To garnish:
½ tsp roasted ground cumin seeds


Soak the chopped spring onions in iced water for 30 minutes. Drain and pat dry with a cloth (or you can take them straight from the fridge cooler).
Combine remaining ingredients and stir in the spring onions.
Garnish with roasted ground cumin seeds and serve immediately

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