Persian Cucumber Yogurt (Maast-O Khiyaar)

Recipe by een3338
READY IN: 10mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 32
    fluid ounces plain yogurt (Preferrably Caravan or Abali brands, found at Middle Eastern specialty stores)
  • 12
    cup kefir cheese
  • 1
    large cucumber
  • 2
    tablespoons mint (dried and crushed)
  • 2
    tablespoons basil (fresh finely chopped)
  • 1
    teaspoon onion powder (optional)
  • 2
    tablespoons dried rose petals (gol-mohammadi) (optional)
  • 12
    cup walnuts (crushed) (optional)
  • 12
    cup raisins (optional)
  • salt (be generous)
  • 1
    tablespoon black pepper, to taste
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DIRECTIONS

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