Radishes & Raita

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This is a simple variation of the Indian classic Raita with seasonal radishes, which give this healthy dish the perfect combo of creaminess & crunch.


Radishes are rich in antioxidants and minerals like calcium and potassium. Together, these nutrients can help lower high blood pressure and may reduce the risks for heart disease.


Season : Summer

Prep time: 15 minutes



Radishes & Raita


Serves 4

Raita Ingredients

1 cup sheep or goat yogurt

2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

1 lemon juiced

1 clove garlic, minced

2 tsp. chopped green onions

½ tsp. Sumac

1 tsp. Sea salt

1tsp. extra virgin olive oil, drizzled over raita (optional)


1 large bunch of organic radishes,


To Prepare Raita

Set aside the sumac, parsley, and radishes. Mix the rest of the Raita ingredients in a small food processor, and pulse. Fold the parsley in at the end. Then sprinkle sumac on top of yogurt after plating. Drizzle some extra virgin olive oil on top.


Assembly

With a mandolin or a sharp knife, slice the radishes into thin circles.

Add a squeeze of lemon to give them some extra brightness.

Arrange the radishes in a dish, then pour in the raita, drizzle with olive oil if using.


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