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Recipe Info

  • Servings : 8
  • Prep Time : 1:15 h
  • Ready In : 1:15 h


  • 2 cups plain full fat yogurt
  • 2 tsp pureed very fresh garlic
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded and grated on large holes of grater
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • Fresh mint leaves, for garnish


Step 1

Drain yogurt for 1 hour in a cheese cloth lined strainer to remove some of its water.

Step 2

In a bowl, combine the yogurt, garlic and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt over the grated cucumber and drain, 10 to15 minutes, to extract excess water.

Step 3

Add drained cucumber to yogurt, along with pepper, and mix well. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour.

Step 4

Drizzle with olive oil and garnish with mint leaves. Serve with pita triangles or grilled fish.

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