Persian Cucumber Yogurt (Mast-O-Khiar). Mast-o-khiar is a scrumptious classic Persian salad of cool cucumbers with creamy yogurt, and infused with fragrant herbs. Presented here in two ways - as a traditional salad and in a modern appetizer style. It makes a great Persian style appetizer that is quick, easy, vegetarian, low carb and gluten free.
This dish is best if refrigerated for a few hours, but if you are strapped for time feel free to serve after mixing. Mast-o-khiar is such an easy and quick dip to make. Literally translated the name of this dip means yogurt and cucumber. You prepare steaming sauté Persian Cucumber Yogurt (Mast-O-Khiar) adopting 8 prescription moreover 4 steps. Here you go produce.
ingredients of Persian Cucumber Yogurt (Mast-O-Khiar)
- You need 500 g of Greek yogurt.
- Prepare Half of a cucumber.
- You need 2 tsp of dill.
- Prepare 1 tsp of mint.
- You need 1/2 tsp of salt.
- You need 1 tsp of pepper.
- You need of Optional.
- You need 1 tsp of garlic.
It is one of the staples at Persian parties because it is such a crowd pleaser. I am told, by fellow Persians who love to drink Vodka on the rocks that Mast-o-khiar and said drink are very complementary to each other. Yogurt, both plain and with cucumbers, is everywhere on Iranian tables — the thicker and sourer, the better Mast-o khiar is an everyday side similar to Indian raita or Greek tzatziki, but raisins, walnuts and rose petals elevate this version of the dish, adding a host of different flavors and textures Dice, rather than grate, the cucumbers to keep them from getting watery, and don't skip. Mast o khiar translates to "yogurt with cucumber." It sounds so simple and yet it is one of the most delicious treats out there, in my opinion.
Persian Cucumber Yogurt (Mast-O-Khiar) technique
- Peal and cut the cucumber into cubes..
- Pour the Greek yogurt into a mixing bowl and add the cucumber and mix..
- Add the dill, mint, salt and pepper. If you want too add the garlic. Mix together. Place in fridge for 1 hour..
- Serve 😊.
Persian yogurt is mixed with either dill or mint, in my case both, as well as chopped up cucumbers, salt and pepper. Depending on who is making it, mast o khiar can include other ingredients, too. Mast o Khiar is a traditional Persian yogurt and cucumber dip that is light and flavorful. This tasty dip can be served with main dishes or as an appetizer with some chips or pita bread. It's time for some light and tasty appetizers to enjoy in this this wonderful weather!