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Maast-o Museer

Omid Roustaei, The Caspian Chef
Yogurt with Persian shallots, garlic and mint
4.72 from 14 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Resting time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Persian
Servings 4


  • 1/2 cup Museer, dried Persian Shallots Soaked for 4 hours or up to overnight, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons dried mint, or 1 cup fresh, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 32 oz full fat Yogurt, Greek, Labneh or strained


  • Place the dried shallots in a bowl and cover with water for 4 hours or overnight, in the refrigerator.
  • Drain, and finely chop and place in a mixing bowl.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. For best results, let the mixture rest in the fridge for an hour to allow the flavors to combine.
  • Place in a serving bowl and garnish with fresh mint.
  • Serve alongside your favorite Persian stew or rice dish.


Museer can be purchased at Persian markets.
Keyword garlic, mint, Museer, yogurt
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