yoghurt and cucumber dip

delicious and refreshing dip, to be paired with spicy rice dishes and kebabs

prep: 5'
2-4

I have a deep love for this dip. Yoghurt and herb dips are always served at Iranian banquets. This one is best served with rice or salty crackers. If you can’t find dried mint at your local shop, by all means, use fresh mint instead.

ingredients

  • 2 medium-sized cucumbers, coarsely grated
  • juice squeezed
  • 250g (1 cup) greek or full-fat yoghurt
  • 30g (3 tbsp) roughly chopped walnuts
  • 30g (2 tbsp) raisins
  • 3g (1 tbsp) dried mint
  • salt and pepper

preparation

  • place all the ingredients into a bowl
  • mix well
  • serve as a side dish or as a dip with crackers

  my recipes

You can find many recipes on the website. Most recipes use Persian cooking essentials like indigenous herbs, spices, nuts and fruits. You can also find 50 recipes in my cookbook.

  join a workshop

Join others and learn how to cook and bake a four-course Persian meal. All workshops are held in Belgium or The Netherlands and participants get a €5 discount on my cookbook.

  order catering

If you wish to organise a casual luncheon, a business gathering or a joyfull wedding in Belgium or The Netherlands, please take a look at the catering options and contact me to see how we can turn your event into a memorable happening.

  cookbook

All 50 recipes in my cookbook have 5 major ingredients, carefully chosen to respect the original dishes on which they are based. You can easily order my cookbook on several webshops or come pick it up. Participants to a workshop get a €5 discount.

  discover Iran

Many cities in Iran are on the UNESCO heritage list. Read some culinary travel stories on how I experience my country or learn more about its culture and history.

  food photography

My professional approach of food photography makes your recipes and food products shine in cookbooks, product packaging, online use, catalog or menus.

  updates & contact

Just follow me on Instagram to view my latest updates. In case of any questions or reservations please do not hesitate contacting me by filling in the form.