Iranian Cucumber Yogurt Salad. Cucumber yogurt tzatziki, a simple salad of peeled, sliced cucumbers, yogurt, dill, and salt and pepper. This easy-to-make cucumber salad, also called "tzatziki", is a refreshing accompaniment to spicy dishes such as chili beans, enchiladas, and Indian food. In a medium bowl, stir together the yogurt, cucumbers, garlic, and shallot.
Yogurt, both plain and with cucumbers, is everywhere on Iranian tables — the thicker and sourer, the better. Mast-o khiar is an everyday side similar to Indian raita or Greek tzatziki, but raisins, walnuts and rose petals elevate this version of the dish, adding a host of different flavors and textures. In this video, i show you how to make this yummy treat which is perfect on a hot summer day, or any other time of the year. You can cook Iranian Cucumber Yogurt Salad using 8 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Iranian Cucumber Yogurt Salad
- You need 500 cc of yogurt (Greek yogurt).
- You need 1 of cucumber.
- Prepare 1 teaspoon of dry mint.
- It’s 1/2 teaspoon of thyme.
- Prepare 1/2 teaspoon of dry rose.
- You need 1-1/2 teaspoon of salt.
- You need 20 g of walnut.
- You need 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper.
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Iranian Cucumber Yogurt Salad step by step
- Peel the skin of cucumber.
- Shred cucumber finely.
- Mix shredded cucumber, all seasoning, yogurt together..
- Chop walnut finely and mix in yogurt mixture..
- Garnish with dry mint, fresh mint, mini tomato and walnuts.(option).
A refreshing accompaniment to a main course of meat or fish, this cucumber-yogurt salad also makes a tasty filling for pita bread. A cucumber & yogurt salad is so light, refreshing & served cold, makes it a perfect summer side dish. Can be paired with Mujadara, rice or grilled meats. The typical preparation of mast-o-khiar does not include the use of raisins and walnuts. Think of this as cucumber raita with the proportions inverted — a lot of cucumber, a smaller amount of yogurt dressing — but it's not overly technical, as there are ingredients here not common.