Sep 25, 2015

Tzatziki Sauce Recipe - Greek Cucumber Yogurt Sauce Recipe



Tzatziki is a greek sauce, which is normally served with grilled meats in greece. It is made with a combination of thick and rich greek yogurt, garlic, cucumber and olive oil. A creamy and really cooling sauce i would say. 


I made this few days back and served with my grilled chicken and it was yum..I had some leftover which i served with a pilaf rice which i made and it was yummy too. Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..


Preparation Time : 10 mins
Serves : 2

Ingredients:

Greek Yogurt or Hung Curd - 1 cup( Recipe here)
Garlic - 1 clove grated
Cucumber - 1 medium size 
Lemon Zest - 1/2 tsp
Lemon Juice - 2 tsp
Coriander Leaves or Dill - 2 tblspn finely chopped
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
Olive Oil - 1 tblspn to drizzle on top

Method:

Take hung curd, garlic, lemon zest and juice in a bowl and mix till creamy.

Now peel cucumber, deseed them and grate them finely. Now squeeze out the juice from it and add to the yogurt. Mix well.

Add in coriander leaves,salt and pepper. Mix well.


Pour this in a bowl and drizzle the top with some olive oil and serve.

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Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients


Take hung curd or greek yogurt in a bowl..Recipe here


whisk till creamy


Zest a lemon





add in lemon juice


you can add as per your taste


grate some garlic and mix well


now take your cucumber


cut both end off


peel it


slit them in half


scoop out the seeds


grate them


squeeze them


squeeze all the juice out





add this in the yogurt


add in chopped coriander leaves


season with salt and pepper


mix well


Serve

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