Radish and Tahina Salad

Tahinli Turp Salatasi

Preparation info

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    • Difficulty


Appears in

Nevin Halici's Turkish Cookbook

By Nevin Halici

Published 1989

  • About

This recipe is from Adana in southern Anatolia. It is a good accompaniment to içli köfte.


  • 250 g/8 oz white radish salt


Peel the radish, grate, sprinkle with salt, leave for 3–4 minutes, then rub and squeeze out the juice. Arrange the orange or grapefruit slices round the rim of a serving dish and pile the radish in the middle.

Peel the garlic and pound with a pinch of salt. Add the tahina. Mix in the orange or grapefruit juice to combine. If necessary use a little more juice or water. Pour over the sala