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Yoghurt salad

A crisp and refreshing salad that pairs perfectly with Lina Saad's mojadara hamra recipe.


  • ½ cucumber washed and diced
  • 250 g natural yoghurt or plant-based yoghurt
  • 20 ml water
  • 1 crushed garlic
  • Handful fresh mint leaves finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tsp dry mint to garnish
  • Drizzle of olive oil


  1. Wash the cucumber and dice finely and put into your favourite salad bowl.
  2. Wash the mint leaves and finely chop them to add over the diced cucumbers.
  3. Mix the yoghurt with the water and season with salt to taste, pour the yoghurt mix over the diced cucumbers and mint leaves.
  4. Stir in the crushed garlic, garnish with dry mint and drizzles of olive oil.

Contribution by:

Lina Saad
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Lina Saad is a TV Chef, international award winning author of Ramadan Express and The Land of White. She was also featured in “The Story of Ramadan”, available on Netflix.

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