LABAN KHYAR

CUCUMBER AND YOGHURT SALAD RECIPE

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Laban khyar
Lebanon
 +Lo Chef.
10 min - Easy; Total Time: 10 min
Yield: Serves 4
Quick & Easy; Vegetarian

Refreshing summer salad/side dish - can be a light meal in itself.

INGREDIENTS:
  • 3 medium cucumbers
  • 2 cups yoghurt (laban)
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 tsp salt, more to taste
  • fresh mint leaves, chopped fine or 2 TBSP dried mint, crushed - as garnish

OO Non-reactive mixing bowl.

METHOD:
  1. PEEL cucumber and cut into thin round slices, or dice in 1/2 " cubes. Set aside.
  2. IF using fresh mint, remove leaves from plant and chop fine. Set aside.
  3. MASH garlic with salt. Add it to the yoghurt. Add the cucumbers. Mix thoroughly.
  4. SERVE cold in a shallow bowl and garnish with mint. Can be prepared ahead and refrigerated in covered container.
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