Tzatziki Recipe - A Greek Yogurt Dip

Archana Doshi
Tzatziki Recipe - A Greek Yogurt Dip
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Tzatziki is a greek yogurt dip is made with hung yogurt and flavoured with olive oil, garlic and parsley. Be it a holiday or a party the Tzatziki is a perfect and healthy appetizers dip to be served for parties. If you have greek yogurt available in the stores near you, then you could use that to make the Tzatziki rich and delicious

Serve the Tzatziki Recipe - A Greek Yogurt Dip as an appetizer dips for Parties during a special occasion. 

If you are looking for more Dip recipes here are some : 

  1. Cottage Cheese Dip Recipe with Pepper and Olives
  2. Beetroot Pesto Dip Recipe Served with Crackers
  3. Beetroot Dip Rosemary Crostini Recipe with Fine Cheddar and Avocados


Cuisine: Mediterranean
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Glass Mixing Bowl
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

25 M


4 Servings


  • 500 grams Hung Curd (Greek Yogurt)
  • 1 English Cucumber , finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 cloves Garlic , minced
  • 2 sprig Parsley leaves , finely chopped
  • Black pepper powder , freshly ground to taste
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Tzatziki Recipe - A Greek Yogurt Dip

  1. To begin making the Tzatziki, we first need to remove all the whey from the yogurt. Hence firstly, we hang the yogurt in a cloth sieve strainer, set over a bowl and kept in the refrigerator over night.

  2. You will notice that the whey has collected below and the yogurt is now thick and creamy.

  3. Into a large mixing bowl, add in the thick hung yogurt (you can also use Greek Yogurt), the finely chopped cucumber, some minced garlic, minced parsley, chopped black olives, salt to taste, some freshly pounded black pepper, and not to miss the generous drizzle of olive oil. Stir well to combine.

  4. Check the salt and flavors and adjust to suit your taste.

  5. Transfer the Tzatziki to a serving dish place a sprig of parsley over the dip and sprinkle some smoked paprika or chilli powder. 

  6. You can now serve the Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt Dip) along with cucumbers, carrots and other vegetables like broccoli and even pineapple.

  7. Serve the Tzatziki Recipe - A Greek Yogurt Dip as an appetizer dips for Parties during a special occasion.

Traditional Tzatziki dip via Shutterstock

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Last Modified On Monday, 19 December 2016 13:45
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