Nothing in Greek food is complete without some Greek yoghurt and garlic.
Now, this is such an easy recipe yet I see so many people shelling insane amount of money on it's not-so-fresh variants, in the general stores.
A condiment which goes well with almost everything chips to pita, only requiring a handful of ingredients, this is such an interesting & delicious one to make.
Here's how you can use this recipe. Have it with: : Pita Breads, Shawarmas, Kathi Rolls, Wraps, Sandwiches, with Chips & Lavaash. It's not one to skip. 
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Cooling Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dinner, Evening, Lunch
Cuisine Greek
Yields 1 Bowl
Calories 135 kcal


  • Whisk
  • Spatula


  • 200 gms Greek or Hung Yoghurt
  • 80 gms Green Cucumber or Zucchini (Peeled, Grated & Drained)
  • 20 ml Olive Oil
  • 2 Garlic Clove, crushed
  • Lemon Juice to Taste
  • Salt to Taste


  • To start on Tzatziki, take a bowl and add hung curd and garlic paste to it.
  • Mix both the ingredients nicely by using a whisk or a spatula.
  • Now add a peeled cucumber, salt and lemon juice to the bowl and mix them well together.
  • Finally add olive oil to the bowl and mix well.
  • At last, cling wrap the bowl and refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • And that’s it, you’re done!

Closing Note

A dip which balances the spicy flavor of Sumac or Zaatar. Can be served with starters and can also be served as a condiment in mains with any Mediterranean cuisine.
A fresh dip! 
Keyword condiment, greek, sauces, Speedy

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