Ready in 5 min, made in one bowl, this cold soup is a hit! It is a traditional Bulgarian soup named “Tarator” made from yogurt and cucumber. It is served chilled. A must try.
If you would like to prepare ahead of time and then mix all the ingredients together when ready to serve, then follow the video. Note, that you can prepare the soup into one bowl and store in the fridge until you are ready to serve it. If you would like to make the cold soup into one bowl then follow the recipe instructions below. These are just two different ways in mixing the ingredients together depending on how you want to plan your time.
I make this delicious recipe with my homemade yogurt. Recipe to be published soon!
Tarator - Cold Soup from Yogurt and Cucumber
- 1 medium english cucumber
- 4 cloves garlic
- 500 grams yogurt plain
- 1 tsp himalayan pink salt
- 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tbsp dill dried
- 1/4 bunch fresh dill
- 1 tbsp walnuts chopped
Mix all ingredients together
- Wash hands with soap and water. Check out our article about how to wash hands properly
- Gather all the ingredients.
- Gently rub produce under cold running water. Scrub firm produce with a clean vegetable brush under running water.
- With a grater, shred the English cucumber in a big bowl.
- Finely chop the 4 cloves of garlic an add to the bowl with the English cucumber.
- Optional: Add 1 tbsp chopped walnuts now if you decide to add them to the cold soup.
- Add the well stirred 500 ml yogurt (smoothie like texture). In the same yogurt container, add cold water (500 ml), shake the container well and mix the liquid (water and residual yogurt) in the mixture.
- Add 1 tsp Himalayan pink salt, 1 tbsp dried dill and 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil to garnish the soup.
- Mix everything well and serve cold.
- My husband adds ice cubes to his cold soup as he likes it extra cold.
- I usually peel the cucumber because that is how mu husband likes it. The cucumber peel, however, has good source of dietary fiber.
- I use the yogurt jar to pour the exact same amount of water as I did with the yogurt. Also, there is some residuals on the jar from the yogurt that the water captures along prior me pouring into the bowl.
- We are extremely excited to announce we are now using the saferecipeguide.org guidelines to make our recipe safe-friendly. We will slowly be incorporating the safe recipe guidelines into our recipe instructions!
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