Preparation timeCooking timePortions
5 minutes5-10 minutes4-5 servings


  • Dill - 3 branches
  • Cucumbers - 3 pcs.
  • Garlic -4 tooth.
  • Olive oil - 3 tbsp
  • Natural yogurt - 1 cup
  • Ground black pepper - to taste
  • Salt to taste

Cooking method

  • Wash cucumbers, peel and remove seeds.
  • Wash greens and chop finely.
  • Grate cucumbers on a fine grater, add a little salt and leave for 15 minutes, then squeeze out the juice.
  • Pass the garlic through a press.
  • Pour yogurt into a bowl, add grated cucumber, dill and garlic, salt and pepper to taste, mix.
  • Pour olive oil over the prepared sauce.
  • How and with what to serve

    Serve ready-made sauce with fish or meat kebab.

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      Things to know (Q&A)

      What's the difference between cucumber sauce and tzatziki sauce?

      Ingredient list: Cucumber versions of both dishes are popular stateside, but while tzatziki is nearly always made with crisp cukes , raita's main ingredient (besides yogurt) varies greatly, from carrots to onion, even kiwi, pineapple, and other fruits.

      What is Greek white sauce made of?

      Béchamel Sauce, is a White Sauce, made with all-purpose flour, butter (or olive oil) and milk . The Greek version also includes eggs and cheese.

      Is tzatziki made from yogurt?

      Tzatziki is made simply with yogurt , drained cucumber, olive oil, fresh herbs (usually mint or dill), garlic, lemon juice and salt. It's a refreshing chilled sauce, dip or spread. I traveled to Greece last fall and ordered tzatziki at every restaurant. I'm serious.

      What is tzatziki seasoning?

      Tzatziki is a sauce made with yogurt, cucumber, garlic, and herbs that can be served with grilled meat, like souvlaki, or as an appetizer with some bread, olives, and other mezzes. ... There are numerous well-known recipes. Our blend is composed of garlic, mint, and pepper.

      What is the difference between cucumber sauce and tzatziki sauce?

      While both are common sauces used at your local gyro place, tzatziki and tahini are super different. Tzatziki, as we said above, is a cucumber-yogurt sauce. Tahini is made from ground sesame seeds; it has a similar consistency to peanut butter.

      What is a substitute for tzatziki sauce?

      If you've ever seen tzatziki, you would know hummus has the same texture and appearance, which means it's a suitable alternative. It's safe to say that the flavor profile of the hummus is pretty similar as well. Hummus has tahini along with olive oil and garlic which creates a unique flavor profile.

      What is Greek cucumber sauce made of?

      Tzatziki is made simply with yogurt, drained cucumber , olive oil, fresh herbs (usually mint or dill), garlic, lemon juice and salt. It's a refreshing chilled sauce, dip or spread.

      What is gyro white sauce made of?

      What is tzatziki sauce? Tzatziki is a sauce is a combination of yogurt, sour cream, grated cucumber, vinegar, fresh herbs, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and pepper . The fresh herbs used in tzatziki are usually either dill or mint.

      What's white sauce made of?

      In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter . Add flour and stir until the butter and flour are well combined. Pour in milk, stirring constantly as it thickens. Add more milk depending on desired consistency.

      What is the difference between a roux and a white sauce?

      A roux is a mixture of (usually) equal quantities of flour and butter that's used as a thickening agent in sauces. ... This gives you a basic white sauce that can be used as the basis for all sorts of other creamy sauces, like cheese, parsley, mushroom, onion etc.

      Is mayonnaise and white sauce same?

      The Birth Story of the White Sauce called Mayo. The merits of mayonnaise have reached its boiling point in recent decades and such controversy has haunted the egg-based sauce from the very beginning. ... The French did popularize the sauce after which the sauce quickly made its way to the United States.