Khyaar Bi Leban ( Cucumber and Yogurt Dip)

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An easy dip made with cucumber and curds, perked up with mint, pepper and garlic, Khyaar Bi Leban is one of the vegetarian favourites of Middle Eastern cuisine. While it is mostly served as a refreshing dip for pita bread or other starters, sometimes this preparation is also used as a part of other more elaborate dishes. Use fresh hung curds, for best flavour and texture.

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Preparation Time:     Makes 2 cups
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  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Refrigerate for at least an hour.
  3. Serve chilled with pita bread.

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 on 18 Jun 13 02:57 PM

the cucumber and yoghurt dip can be used for any dish. it is an excellent complementary dish and could be had with chips, pita bred and vegetables. the garlic flavour is highlighted in this dish.
 on 01 Jan 11 11:38 AM

Great dip! delicately seasoned! very fresh recipe.