Introduction: Mast-o-Khiar (Iranian Cucumber and Mint Yougurt)
Mast o Khiar is a simple traditional Iranian side dish that goes good with almost everything. With mint, cucumbers and yogurt it makes the perfect summer snack that takes only takes a few minutes to make.
Step 1: Gather Ingredients
- 2 cups yogurt (not sweet. Just a little sour is perfect. Mine is home made)
- 1/2 a large cucumber
- 1 Tablespoon dry mint
- 4-5 sprigs fresh mint
- 1/3 Teaspoon salt
- Raisins (optional)
- Dish to serve in
- Serving spoon
- Measuring spoons
Step 2: Mix Mint and Yogurt
Ok, this is easy.
-Pour approximately two cups of yogurt into your bowl.
-Add 1 Tablespoon of dried mint.
-Add about 1/3 of a teaspoon of salt.
Step 3: Add Cucumber
- Peel and dice half a cucumber.
-Mix into yougurt
Step 4: Garnish With Fresh Mint
Take the fresh mint and put it on top.
Step 5: Serve
Serve chilled. Usually its fine if you make it right before you serve it.
If you want you can add raisins.