Talatouri (Traditional Recipe)

Talatouri (Traditional Recipe)

The favorite delicious dip!

Talatouri (tzatziki) is a favorite delicious dip to everyone and can accompany most of the dishes of the Cypriot Cuisine. Its main characteristic is the flavour of mint.

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10 minutes


10 minutes


4 persons

You will need:

4 cups of drained yoghurt
2 large cucumbers, grated and drained
2-4 cloves of garlic chopped
2 teaspoons ground dry mint
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
2 tablespoons of olive oil
2 tablespoons of wine vinegar
1 teaspoon of sea salt
Fresh mint leaves for garnish


1.Put yogurt and cucumber in a bowl.
2. Add the remaining ingredients and mix all together.

3. Put the talatouri in a bowl, garnish with dry or fresh mint and serve.

Tip of the Chef

 Garnish with cucumber cut into thin slices or with a spiralizer tool, and with fresh/dry mint.


 Tip of the Nutritionist

We may replace yoghurt with strained yogurt 0%, to reduce fat and to have fewer calories in our recipe.