Tzatziki Dip

From Ancient Greece to your kitchen!

Tzatziki is one of the most well-known dips and for good reason.  It is a refreshing and zesty dip that bursts with a complex array of refreshing and tangy flavors. It’s particularly perfect for the summer – the combination of the cooling yogurt & cucumbers means you’ll stay hydrated through the rising temperatures.

Servings 4 – 6 persons
Course Appetizer
Preparation Time 15 minutes
Cook Time

Ingredients for Tzatziki Dip

(1 cup=200 ml, 1 tbsp=15 ml)

2 cups Greek style yogurt
½ cup Finely grated cucumber
1 No. Lemon juice
2 – 3 tbsp Extra-virgin olive oil
2 – 3 Nos. Garlic cloves, grated
A few Mint leaves, shredded
1 tbsp Dill leaves chopped (optional)
Salt to taste

Instructions for Tzatziki Dip 

1. Hang the yogurt in a muslin cloth for 2 – 3 hrs.
2. Place the grated cucumber on a towel and gently squeeze out the excess water.
3. In a bowl, combine the yogurt, cucumber, dill, mint, garlic, lemon juice and salt.  Drizzle the olive oil.  Chill for a few hours until ready to use.  Serve with crudités and warm pita.
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