Cooking Recipes

Cold yoghurt soup (tarator)

Cold yoghurt soup (tarator)
Preparation

Preparation

Cooking

Cooking

Servings

Servings

4

Ingredients
  1. Yoghurt - 750 ml
  2. Cucumber - 1
  3. Olive oil - 2 tablespoons
  4. Garlic cloves - 1-2
  5. Ground walnuts - 2-3 tablespoons
  6. Dill
  7. Salt
  8. Water - 1l
Preparation method

1. Add the crushed garlic,  finely chopped dill and olive oil to the finely chopped or grated cucumber.

 

 

2. Then add the yoghurt and cold water. Mix well and add salt. Sprinkle with crushed walnuts.

 

3. It is served cold and you can add ice to maintain the temperature. Store in refrigerator.

 

 

It is most often consumed as a starter, but sometimes as a side dish or salad with the main course. Serve in deep bowls or cups, eat with a spoon. In the hot summer months some people consume it with anisette or rakia (traditional bulgarian alcohol)

 

 

Dry tarator is served as salad or garnish. Instead of cucumber  you may use carrot, lettuce, radishes or even peas. Instead of dill can be used mint or parsley.