Tzatziki sauce

Tzatziki sauce can be used as an appetizer or a side dish. It’s a very simple and refreshing recipe created with yogurt, garlic and cucumbers.

Tzatziki sauce

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Category: appetizer, side dish

Cuisine: dietetic, vegetarian, gluten free

Yield: for about 2 person(s)

Tzatziki sauce


  • 2 long or 4 small cucumbers
  • 170 g Greek yogurt
  • 0.5 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper


20 minutes waiting time.

Inspired by traditional Greek recipe.


Wash and peel the cucumbers. Grate them into a bowl on a grater with large holes. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of salt, stir and set aside for 5 minutes.

Next, take the cucumbers in your hands and squeeze to eliminate the excess of water. Discard the water and add minced garlic, yogurt, cumin seeds and lemon juice into the cucumber mash. Add some pepper and mix.

Let the tzatziki sauce rest in the refrigerator for at least 10 minutes before serving. Taste and add more salt if necessary.

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