Tzatziki Dip, Lebanese Hung Curd and Cucumber Dip
by Tarla Dalal
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The Tzatziki Dip is also called Lebanese tzatziki dip made with hung curds or Greek yogurt, cucumber flavoured with garlic and dill leaves and extra virgin olive oil. All ingredients for this dip are easily available in the Indian retail stores.
Indian style tzatziki dip is super quick and easy to make, if you have guests walking-in this can be made quickly. You can use it to make wraps, salads, sandwiches or have it with pita bread or your favourite veggies. Some people also prefer adding lemon juice to their tzatziki dip, you can add it too if you wish to.
Although no cream is used in the recipe, the Tzatziki dip is very creamy because of the hung curds. To get the authentic texture, it is important to get really thick hung curds. The flavor is supremely satisfying.
The peppy taste of this Tzatziki dip makes it a great accompaniment for whole wheat pita bread, Lavash or Chips, to make a wonderful finger food. You can munch on Lebanese hung curd and cucumber dip while watching Netflicks or TV, but it is so tasty that it can be served at Indian parties too!
See why we call this a healthy Lebanese tzatziki dip? Hung curd help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. Hung curd is one of the richest source of protein, calcium and minerals. With that high water content, cucumber act as a broom for our system to sweep out harmful toxins from our body. The sterols from cucumber aid in managing blood cholesterol levels well and is diabetic friendly.
You can also try other nice dips like the Queso Dip and the Nacho Chips with Cheese Dip.
Learn to make Tzatziki dip recipe | healthy Lebanese tzatziki dip | Lebanese hung curd and cucumber dip | Indian style tzatziki dip | with detailed step by step recipe photos and video below.
- To make tzatziki dip, combine the cucumber and little salt in a deep bowl, mix well and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
- Squeeze out the excess water and place in another deep bowl.
- Add all the remaining ingredients and mix well using a wooden spoon.
- Serve the tzatziki dip chilled with pita bread.
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