Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

A refreshing dish that usually takes place of a plate of salad. Very refreshing on hot summer days. Can be used as an appetizer or as a dip.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place yoghurt in a large bowl.
  2. Add all other ingredients, except salt and water, and mix thoroughly.
  3. Add water until required consistency is achieved.
  4. Stir in some salt, taste and add more if required.
  5. Chill in refrigerator for about two hours before serving.


Most Helpful

I used garlic powder and fresh mint. After grating the cucumber, I only used the pulp and drained the liquid. Also, there isn't any need to add water. This should be a thicker dip. It tastes exactly like the dip available in restaurants and delis in Istanbul.

DanaJoy! August 15, 2016

Delicious! I use fresh mint and grate the cucumbers. Reviewed for PAC Spring 2010.

UmmBinat March 28, 2010

I made a third of this which worked fine. I added in about 1/4 cup water to make it a bit soupier however I did want to use it as a sauce that didn't go absolutely everywhere so stopped at that. It's delicious and I'll make it again before my tub of yoghurt is finished!

JustJanS March 23, 2010

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