This garlicky yogurt-based dip topped with tempered spices will excite your tastebuds and alight your senses. Cooling, lemon-infused yogurt is complimented by toasted organic fenugreek seeds and spicy flavors.
Spiced Greek Yogurt Dip Recipe
The textural contrast between smooth yogurt and crispy spices makes this a playful dish to enjoy. Drizzling spice infused oil atop the yogurt transforms a few humble ingredients into a pretty, eye-catching appetizer. Paired with fresh vegetables, it is perfect for light summer snacking. The simplicity in this dish makes it a joy to prepare.
1 cup plain whole milk yogurt
1 garlic clove, grated
1 cup chopped cucumber
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 ½ teaspoons organic fenugreek seeds
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
½ teaspoon asafetida
1 bunch fresh dill
Mix together yogurt, garlic, chopped cucumber and lemon juice in a bowl. Set aside.
In a small saucepan over medium heat, warm the oil.
Add organic fenugreek seeds, cayenne pepper and asafetida. Remove from heat immediately and allow to cool to room temperature.
Drizzle cooled oil mixture over top of the yogurt mixture.
Garnish with some fresh dill.
Serve with fresh vegetables or pita bread for dipping.
Crunchy, whole fenugreek seeds embellish this basic yogurt dip by maximizing the spices flavor, texture and aroma. The simple cooking method of tempering spices in oil transforms this easy to make dip into a dressing to be desired.
Calories 431, Carbs 19.9 grams, Cholesterol 32 milligrams, Fat 36.6 grams, Fiber 2.1 grams, Protein 10.8 grams, Saturated Fat 9.3 grams, Sodium 121 milligrams, Sugar 13.4 grams