Turkish people who drink Raki think that it shouldn’t be drunk without mezze. They think that drinking Raki is like a kind of art. If you drink Raki, you should have some mezzes which taste best together with it.
Tomato jam with hot pepper is one of these mezzes. It is easy to prepare and delicious. Another Raki mezze is Gavurdagi Salad made of tomatoes and onions minced in cubic pieces, chopped up green peppers and parsley. Minced nuts and olive oil are its additives.