Tzatziki recipe (Greek cucumber yoghurt dip recipe) Written by Me To Mati Published on May 15, 2019 in AppetizersTranslate to English Greek Share118TweetPinYumWhatsAppEmail118 SharesJump to RecipePrint Recipe Pin Print Tzatziki recipe (Greek cucumber yoghurt dip recipe)5 from 1 vote Recipe by Me To Mati #passionfood Course: Appetizers, DipsCuisine: GreekDifficulty: EasyPrep time15minutesThink Greek souvlaki and you know what I am talking about. A fresh, creamy, garlic yoghurt dip that is the perfect accompaniment with grilled meats such as lamb, chicken or simply spread over a fresh pita wrap. Ingredients used contain antioxidants and the yoghurt base contains protein and calcium.Ingredients 2 cucumbers (large)1 kg yoghurt (Greek)1 teaspoon salt (to taste)1 tablespoon olive oil 2 garlic cloves (to taste)InstructionsWet cheesecloth, this will ensure yoghurt won’t stick to the cloth.Tip: Use a cheesecloth to strain excess yoghurt liquid. To get the best result drain overnight. A Cheesecloth is a loose-woven gauze-like carded cotton cloth that can be used to strain excess liquid. Insert yoghurt into cheesecloth and hang, allowing yoghurt juices to strain (up to 3 hours).Finely dice 1 cucumber.Grate 1 cucumber and garlic cloves. Place strained yoghurt in a bowl.Add salt and grated cucumber to yogurt, folding through thoroughly.Fold grated garlic into the yoghurt and cucumber mixture, adding diced cumber and folding through thoroughly.Add olive oil, mixing through thoroughly. Recipe Video Notes Tzatziki holds well for up to 3 days (in a sealed container). Preparation time does not include the time required to strain excess yoghurt juices. For the best result strain excess yoghurt juices overnight. Add more garlic and salt (to taste).Did you make this recipe?Tag @me_to_mati on InstagramLike this recipe?Follow us @me_to_mati on PinterestLove our recipes?Like us on Facebook Similar recipes you may like Taramosalata recipe (Greek fish roe dip) Skordalia recipe (Potato and garlic dip) Greek meatballs with beef mince recipe ( Keftedakia recipe ) Tsoureki recipe (Greek Easter bread)Share118TweetPinYumWhatsAppEmail118 SharesDon't miss out!Subscribe To Our NewsletterReceive Yummy Recipes in your inboxInvalid email addressGive it a try. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thanks for subscribing!