Cucumber and yoghurt dip

Also known as tzatziki. Fresh and delicious.


1 cucumber, grated
1 clove garlic, crushed
¼ cup chopped mint leaves
1½ cups plain unsweetened yoghurt
1 Tbsp lemon juice or vinegar


Place grated cucumber in a sieve or clean tea towel and squeeze out the excess liquid.
Mix all ingredients in a bowl.
Season to taste with a little salt and pepper.
Cover and place in the fridge until ready to serve.

Serving suggestions:
• with lamb kofte and salad
• pita crisps and crudites - asparagus, carrot, capsicum
• with falafel in pita bread and salad
• with curry - used like raita.