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turkish cacik mezze


Turkish yogurt and cucumber dip.
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course sidedish, Soups and salad, Traditional
Cuisine Autumn, diabetic friendly, Fusion, gluten free, International, middleeastern, One pot, Spring, Summer, Vegetarian
Servings 4 people


  • 1 cup low fat yogurt
  • 2 inches radishes
  • 1 medium cucumber The english or lebanese cucmbers work well in this.
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp sumac
  • 1/4 tsp dry mint
  • 1/4 tsp dry dill
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil salad grade


  • Wash and peel the radish and cucumbers.
  • Grate the garlic and add to a mixing bowl.
  • Finely chop the cucumber and radish and add to the mixing bowl.
  • Sprinkle salt and mix well. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  • Whisk together the yogurt with lemon juice sumac, dry mint and dry dill
  • If you like the cacik thicker then squeeze out the liquid fro the cucumber and radishes set aside.
  • Now add it to the whisked yogurt and mix all well.
  • Chill till it is serving time.
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