Mast O Khiyar (Yogurt and Cucumbers)

“A light nutritious dish that can be eaten as a dip, with pita, as a sauce on rice or kebab or as a side dish. A traditional Iranian recipe. We eat a lot of this in the summer. It is far better with a real home country style yogurt, low fat yogurt just doesn't cut it.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Leave skins on cucumbers for color.
  2. Mix all ingredients, add garnish.
  3. Chill and serve.
  4. Garnish with sprigs of fresh mint.
  5. Only if you have no choice should you use dried mint. It just isn't as good. We eat it this way in winter when we have no fresh mint, as a sauce on rice with an Iranian stew.

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