Homemade Tzatziki

Published under: CucumberMediterranean

Tzatziki is a popular Greek sauce made with yogurt and cucumbers. Often served as a dipping sauce with main courses, they are light, fresh and delicious.

Cucumber – 1
Greek Yogurt – 1/2 cup
Garlic – 1 clove
Olive Oil – 3 to 4 tsp
Lemon Juice – 1 1/2 tsp
Salt as per taste
Mint Leaves – little, very finely chopped (optional)
Black Pepper Powder (optional)

1. Finely chop the cucumber. Discard the seeds if desired.
2. Mash the garlic with a pinch of salt and 1/2 tsp olive oil.
3. Combine the cucumber with the yogurt in a bowl.
4. Add the garlic and mix well.
5. Add the remaining olive oil and lemon juice.
6. Stir well and adjust salt if preferred.
7. Cover this with a tight fitting lid and keep it in the fridge for couple of hours.
8. Sprinkle the mint leaves and pepper powder on top. Stir once.
9. Serve as a dipping sauce or as an accompaniment.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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