Yogurt Cucumber Mint Cooler

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

This drink is popular in Afghanistan where it is so very hot much of the year, and it's a very cooling and healthy drink, providing you like cucumbers and mint. Leave one or the other out if you prefer. If you plan to transport it a ways, I prefer to use whole ice cubes so they don't melt as fast. Another option is to drain the yogurt overnight for a thicker drink.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix yogurt, ice, diced cucumbers, and mint.
  2. Garnish with minted ice cube and cucumber spear (optional).


Most Helpful

Thanks for sharing this recipe with us. It was simply GREAT, GREAT, GREAT! I have made yogurt drinks before, but never tried to use crushed ice. Did I say the recipe was GREAT! LOL It surely was. I added a lot of finely chopped cucumber and used my own home made yogurt (rich and creamy). Also, besides the crushed mint leaves, added salt. Later on I made a second batch and put it into the refigerator. SS

Skipper/Sy December 13, 2003

I need to give you not 5 but 10 stars for this drink!! I halved this recipe and enjoyed this for lunch in the afternoon today. This is very refreshing. I used whole ice cubes for this. I've used 1 tbsp. whole diced cucumbers and 1/2 tsp. fresh mint leaves(finely chopped). Thank you for a wonderful drink to beat the heat!

Charishma_Ramchandani August 02, 2003

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