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Cucumber yogurt salad
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Cucumber Yogurt Mint Salad

This salad makes a great side along with curries, biryani, and other Arabic and Indian foods. Enjoy!
Course Salad
Cuisine Arabic, lebanese, Middle Eastern
Keyword cucumber yogurt salad
Prep Time 7 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 50kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 cucumber 500 grams, skinned and diced to small cubes.
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt ( or make thick yogurt by hanging yogurt in cheesecloth for 1 hour, see notes)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mint leaves
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder or ½ teaspoon garlic paste

Instructions

  • Put all ingredients in a bowl.
  • Mix well and serve chilled.

Notes

You can make greek yogurt at home by straining off the whey water from regular yogurt.
To do this spread a clean cheesecloth (or any thin cloth) over a colander. Also, place a bowl under the colander. Pour ½ kg (500 grams) yogurt over the cheesecloth. Now, bring the edges of cheesecloth together and tie it with a string. Let the liquid whey drain in the bowl. You can place a heavy bowl over the yogurt bag to speed up the straining process.
The yogurt would be thick after one hour. Greek yogurt is ready to use.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 50kcal