Tzatziki Sauce

Tzatziki Sauce in Marathi Time: 5 to 7 minutes Makes: 1 cup Sauce (sufficient for 4 persons) ...

Tzatziki Sauce in Marathi

Time: 5 to 7 minutes
Makes: 1 cup Sauce (sufficient for 4 persons)

Ingredients:
1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
1 and 1/2 cups plain yogurt, (Full fat) (See tip)
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 tbsp fresh dill  (or 1 tsp dried dill) (For substitute option see tip below)
1 tbsp Olive oil
1 tbsp lemon juice
salt to taste

Method:
1) Strain the yogurt for 1 hour to make it slightly thick.
2) Put strained yogurt, garlic cloves, dill, olive oil, lemon juice and salt in the blender. Blend well. Then add cucumber and give a few pulse. Cucumber should be slightly coarse.

Serve with Falafel and Falafel Wraps.

Tips:
1) Traditionally, Tzatziki sauce is made of Greek yogurt (strained yogurt). If its available, then use it directly. Otherwise, use plain yogurt by straining it for an hour.
2) Dill can be substituted with mint leaves.
3) Lemon juice can be substituted with little vinegar.

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  1. Been to UAE this winter vacation. Tasted Falafel with Tzatziki sauce. Liked the taste. My sister likes your blog a lot and referred it to me. Was going through various cuisine and this was an instant click among other dishes too.
    Will try this combination as it looks very easy. Thanks.

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  2. Thank you for commenting. Do try it and let me know how it turned.

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