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Yoghurt & Cucumber – Mast-o-Khiar

Mast-o Khiar

Yoghurt & Cucumber – Mast-o-Khiar

Mast-o-Khiar (tzatziki) 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.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Persian
Servings 6 servings
Calories 351 kcal


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


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


Yoghurt & Cucumber – Mast-o-Khiar is great served with rice or have simply as a light meal with bread


Calories: 351kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 48gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 168mgPotassium: 1497mgFiber: 3gSugar: 24gVitamin A: 753IUVitamin C: 17mgCalcium: 580mgIron: 3mg
Keyword yoghurt
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