Tzatziki Dip, Lebanese Hung Curd and Cucumber Dip

Tzatziki Dip, Lebanese Hung Curd and Cucumber Dip

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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.

Tzatziki Dip, Lebanese Hung Curd and Cucumber Dip recipe - How to make Tzatziki Dip, Lebanese Hung Curd and Cucumber Dip

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients


For Tzatziki Dip
1 cup hung curds (chakka dahi)
1 1/4 cups grated dark green cucumber
2 1/2 tbsp finely chopped dill leaves
1 1/2 tsp grated garlic (lehsun)
2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
salt to taste

For Serving With Tzatziki Dip
pita bread

Method
For tzatziki dip

    For tzatziki dip
  1. To make tzatziki dip, combine the cucumber and little salt in a deep bowl, mix well and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Squeeze out the excess water and place in another deep bowl.
  3. Add all the remaining ingredients and mix well using a wooden spoon.
  4. Serve the tzatziki dip chilled with pita bread.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy88 cal
Protein2.4 g
Carbohydrates3.8 g
Fiber1.2 g
Fat5.8 g
Cholesterol8 mg
Sodium14.1 mg
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Method for tzatziki dip

  1. To make Tzatziki dip recipe | healthy Lebanese tzatziki dip | Lebanese hung curd and cucumber dip | Indian style tzatziki dip | in a deep bowl take grated cucumber. 
  2. Add little salt.
  3. Mix well and keep it aside for 10 minutes. 
  4. Squeeze out the excess water and place in another bowl. 
  5. In the same bowl, add dill leaves. It will add a nice refreshing flavour to our dip. 
  6. Add garlic. It will enhance the taste to our tzatziki dip. 
  7. Add extra virgin olive oil.
  8. Add hung curds.
  9. Add salt.
  10. Mix Tzatziki dip | healthy Lebanese tzatziki dip | Lebanese hung curd and cucumber dip | Indian style tzatziki dip | well using a spoon.
  11. Our tzatziki dip is ready, serve chilled with pita bread. 

Reviews

Tzatziki Dip, Lebanese Hung Curd and Cucumber Dip
 on 25 Apr 18 10:08 PM
5

This is excellent. Just what I wanted.
Tarla Dalal
26 Apr 18 08:35 AM
   Hi Marsha, We are glad you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how they turned out. Happy cooking!
Tzatziki Dip, Lebanese Hung Curd and Cucumber Dip
 on 11 Mar 17 03:31 PM
5

It is a refreshing dip and yummy at the same time.... It goes so well with the pita chips and so tasty.....
Tarla Dalal
26 Apr 18 08:37 AM
   Hi Vidisha , we are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.