Red Onion Raita


Cool creamy salad onions with a touch of herbs and spices. From India.

This is an adaptation of a recipe by "Meatless Monday".

This recipe contains the following types of ingredient: dairy and honey; plants and fungi.


small to medium sharp red salad onion
fresh or dried mint
chilli powder
big pinch
ground cumin
15 ml
Zaytoun FAIRTRADE olive oil
100 ml
greek yoghurt
salt and pepper


Skin the onion and chop very fine. Place the chopped onlions into a small glass presentation dish.

For fresh mint, pick the herbs, wash and chop, and put them with the chopped onion. Alternatively, sprinkle the onions with a teaspoon of dried mint.

Sprinkle on the ground cumin.

Add the olive oil and stir to coat the onions evenly.

Add the yoghurt and mix round.

Season with a little salt and pepper as desired.

Chill for 30 minutes or longer.


Serve chilled as a side dish with rainbow salad or as a complement to heavily spiced Asian food.