By Max Halley and Ben Benton
It’s a sad day when your takeaway isn’t graced by an overflowing styrofoam cup of soothing raita, but it does happen. So make some. So simple, so delicious. The cooling wonderful friend of a scorching hot curry. And it’s such a wonderful thing in a sandwich.
Take the half a cucumber and cut it in half, then again and then again. You have eight pieces. Remove the seeds with your knife or a spoon and discard them. Then slice all the pieces into the thinnest tiniest slices you can. Put them in a bowl and stir in the salt.
Alternatively, instead of removing the seeds and cutting the cucumber up, you can just grate it as is on the coarse bit of