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    Persian Cucumber Yogurt (Maast-O Khiyaar)

    Persian Cucumber Yogurt (Maast-O Khiyaar). Photo by @een

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    10 mins

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    @een's Note:

    Traditionally used as a side dish, this recipe goes well along side persian stews and different types of Persian rice. It's similair to the Greek Tzatziki sauce. I learned this Persian recipe from my parents, and mastered it with my own twists.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 32 fluid ounce plain yogurt (Preferrably Caravan or Abali brands, found at Middle Eastern specialty stores)
    • 118.29 ml kefir cheese
    • 1 large cucumber
    • 29.58 ml mint (dried and crushed)
    • 29.58 ml basil (fresh finely chopped)
    • 4.92 ml onion powder (optional)
    • 29.58 ml dried rose petals (gol-mohammadi) (optional)
    • 118.29 ml walnuts (crushed) (optional)
    • 118.29 ml raisins (optional)
    • salt (be generous)
    • 14.79 ml black pepper, to taste

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large bowl, mix the yougurt and kefir cheese.
    2. 2
      Finely chop the cucumbers and add to yogurt mixture.
    3. 3
      Add basil, mint, salt, pepper, onion powder, raisins, walnuts, and dried rose petals to the mixture.
    4. 4
      Mix well.
    5. 5
      Refrigerate for an hour and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 13, 2008

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    Nutritional Facts for Persian Cucumber Yogurt (Maast-O Khiyaar)

    Serving Size: 1 (179 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 110.9
     
    Calories from Fat 48
    43%
    Total Fat 5.4 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 3.4 g
    17%
    Cholesterol 21.2 mg
    7%
    Sodium 77.2 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 10.3 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    2%
    Sugars 8.4 g
    33%
    Protein 6.2 g
    12%

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    kefir cheese

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