Cacik

Recipe by diner524
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel the cucumber and seed it, if necessary, then coarsely grate or finely chop it.
  • Place the grated cucumber in a colander and toss with 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  • Let stand, over a bowl or in sink, for 20 minutes to drain off some of the excess water from the cucumber.
  • Blot the cucumber dry with paper towels.
  • Put the yogurt in a bowl.
  • Stir in cucumber, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 2 tablespoons of mint/dill, 1 tablespoon oil and pepper.
  • Taste for seasoning, adding salt or pepper as necessary.
  • To serve, drizzle with remaining tablespoon olive oil and sprinkle remaining tablespoon of mint/dill.
  • Serve as a dip with wedges of fresh pita bread.
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