Strained yoghurt with cumin

Strained yoghurt with cumin is a special combination in savory dishes. The strained yoghurt provides a fresh sour element in your composition.

Creation by Jonathan Karpathios, Vork en Mes restaurant, Hoofddorp, the Netherlands.

Makes 450g.

Strained yoghurt with cumin

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ground cumin

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olive oil

Preparation method

  • The day before making, drain and hang the yoghurt.
  • Season the drained yoghurt with olive oil, pepper, salt, and cumin to taste.

Serving suggestions

  • Serve as a component of a dish with braised cabbage, radish and lentil sprouts.
  • Use in a composition with components of paprika, tomato, and fennel.
  • Use in a composition with components of lamb, eggplant, and couscous.

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