Yogurt with dried mint, cucumber and raisins
Maast-o Khiar is a refreshing cucumber and mint yogurt that is typically served with Persian rice or stew.
- 32 oz whole milk yogurt
- 3 Persian cucumbers, grated. or 1/2 of an English cucumber
- 1/4 cup raisins
- 2 1/2 tablespoons dried mint, or 1/2 cup packed fresh mint finely chopped
- 1 teaspoons salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon rose petals, ground for garnish on top
combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
Garnish with rose petals and fresh mint.
Serve as a side dish with Persian stew or rice dishes.