Keerti Dundoo VodelaFood Content Creator and Recipe Developer @cook_with_kee
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Unpeeled cucumber: 1
Hung curd: 1 cup
Finely minced large garlic cloves: 2
Extra virgin olive oil: 2 tbsp
White vinegar or lime juice: 1 tbsp
Salt: 1/2 tsp
Minced dill or thyme: 1/2 tbsp
Step 1 :
Grate the cucumber and drain the water completely.
Step 2 :
Combine the hung curd, garlic, oil, vinegar, and salt. Refrigerate overnight.
Step 3 :
Transfer the grated cucumber and fresh dill to the curd mixture and stir to combine. Serve chilled with pita bread for dipping.
Note: Straining the yoghurt reduces its lactose content and makes it higher in protein.
Did U know that one of the oldest fixtures of the Mediterranean diet is Greek Yogurt? Greek Yogurt is nutritious, delicious and healthy!
Health Benefits of Tzatziki Sauce
Tzatziki is a popular dip made from cucumbers and Greek yoghurt. It’s high in protein and low in calories.
Probiotics give us microbes in the lower intestinal tract that help digest food, fight harmful bacteria and regulate our immune system.
Greek yoghurt is a perfect snack and substitute for sour cream, mayonnaise. Tzatziki sauce is the perfect addition to multiple appetizers, main course dishes and U can also pair it with soft pita slices or baked pita chips.