Fresh cucumber salad with yoghurt dressing, garlic and walnuts

Fresh cucumber salad with yoghurt dressing

Portions: 4 persons | Preparation: 75 minutes

This is a traditional Bulgarian salad made with natural yogurt, cucumber, walnuts, garlic and dill. It is often served in the form of balls with slices of cucumber or walnuts with grilled dishes or as an appetizer or as a dip.

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Fresh cucumber salad with yoghurt dressing
Fresh cucumber salad with yoghurt dressing

Portions: 4 persons | Preparation: 75 minutes

This is a traditional Bulgarian salad made with natural yogurt, cucumber, walnuts, garlic and dill. It is often served in the form of balls with slices of cucumber or walnuts with grilled dishes or as an appetizer or as a dip.

Please review recipe:

Ø 5 out of 5 stars ( 4 votes )

Season: Autumn, Summer | Region: Eastern Europe, Europe | Preparation: Cold preparation | Menu: Salads | Cuisine: Bulgarian recipes

Ingredients

  • 300 ml plain yoghurt, or Greek yoghurt
  • 1 cucumber
  • ¹⁄₂ bunch of dill
  • 1 handful of walnuts
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Pour the yoghurt through a fine sieve to drain the excess liquid.
  2. Meanwhile, wash the cucumber and cut into small cubes.
  3. Chop the dill and walnuts.
  4. Peel the garlic cloves and press them through the garlic press.
  5. Then put all the ingredients in a bowl.
  6. Mix together and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Place the cucumber salad in the fridge for approx. 1 hour.
  8. Arrange in balls on the plate before serving.
  9. With cucumber slices or garnish with walnuts.

Utensils

  • fine sieve
  • knife
  • cutting board
  • garlic press
  • bowl