Yoghurt with cucumber, walnuts and sultanas
( SERVES 4 )
In this Iranian recipe from author Ghillie Basan, the yoghurt salad includes not only cucumber, but also walnuts and sultanas. It is traditionally garnished with dried pink rose petals.
- Put the cucumber into a bowl and sprinkle lightly with salt. Put the yoghurt into a bowl and stir in the walnuts, sultanas and herbs. Drain the cucumber and add to the yoghurt. Season to taste. Leave for an hour before serving.