Easy Persian Recipes in English

Yoghurt and Cucumber – Must e Kher

July 13, 2013

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Mast-o Khiar

Mast-o Khiar

Yoghurt and Cucumber – Mast-o Khiar

Recipe Description

Mast-o Khiar is a wonderfully, cool and refreshing side dish to serve with Persian khoresht and rice. This dish is traditional in many middle eastern countries, and here is the Persian version.


  • 2 small Lebanese cucumbers
  • 500ml Natural Greek Style Yoghurt
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tsp dried mint


  1. Dice cucumbers finely and drain in a colander to remove excess liquid.
  2. Place the yoghurt in a bowl, and stir the cucumber through.
  3. Finely crush the dried mint in the palm of your hand, or in a pestal and mortor, and stir into the yoghurt.
  4. Add salt to taste.

Additional Tips

Great served with rice or have simply as a light meal with bread