The first time I heard about it was on this TV show Chuck’s Day Off on TLC. From the very mention of it, tzatziki caught my fancy – I can’t really say if it the fascinating name, the simplicity of its preparation or its amazing taste. But it truly did live up to its initial intrigue when I first tasted it. Great as a spread, dip and salad dressing, tzatziki is simply A.M.A.Z.I.N.G
- Greek Yogurt – 1 cup
- Garlic – 10 cloves
- Cucumber – 1(peeled and grated)
- Salt – to taste
- Fresh Chives – 1 tspn. (chopped finely)
- Olive oil – 1 tblspn.
- Drain the water of the cucumber completely.
- Squeeze the excess water gently and keep aside.
- Crush the garlic and chop it finely.
- In a bowl, add the Greek yogurt, cucumber, garlic, chives, and salt.
- Drizzle the olive oil over the yogurt and vegetables. Combine the ingredients to mix well.
- Now this tasty dip/sauce is ready.
- Typically traditional Greek yogurt is used. If you can’t find it, use regular hung curd beat it well.
- This dip/sauce uses fresh dill but I have used chives instead for an interesting flavour.
- Use this as a sauce for salads, spread for toasts and wraps, dip for chips and snacks.