Refreshing Cucumber, Mint and Yogurt Salad

Refreshing Cucumber, Mint and Yogurt Salad

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 15 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

A cooling and light accompaniment to hot and piquant dishes such as chilli or curry.


  • 1 medium cucumber
  • a handful of fresh mint or three teaspoons of dried mint
  • 1 cup of Greek-style yogurt


  1. Cut the cucumber into 1-inch size cubes.
  2. In a small serving bowl, fold in the cucumber with the mint and yoghurt. If using dried mint, mix the mint into the yogurt at least an hour before making the salad, to infuse the yogurt with the mint.
  3. Chill in refrigerator and garnish with a little mint before serving.

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Comments on "Refreshing Cucumber, Mint and Yogurt Salad"

Lucy June 10, 2013 | 1:35 PM

I make this all the time, and my suggestion is to add a pinch of sugar, salt, cracked pepper, and dried dill. This really punches up the flavor, the dill especially.