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Mast-o-Khiar Yogurt Dip

Raw Spice Bar

Do you remember when I posted about these Persian Spices I got from Raw Spice Bar?  I received Mast-o-Khiar, Saffron threads, and Advieh Khoresht.  I had never cooked with these spices, so thankfully I got these great recipes to go with!

I used the Mast-o-Khiar to create a delicious yogurt dip to go with these Rosemary Chicken Meatballs.

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First off, the Mast-o-Khiar herbs were beautiful!!!!  My goodness.  With a dash of rose petals, they make anything look pretty.

It was a great blend of dill, mint, rose petals and black peppercorn.  We put these spices in with some yogurt, cucumbers, garlic and lemon, and it was fantastic.

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Raw Spice Bar is seriously the greatest idea!  On their quarterly subscription ($26/quarter), you get 6 freshly ground spices & blends, which makes 2 meals a week for 3-4 people.

It’s a fun challenge to cook with new flavors and spices.  I sometimes get boring with my cooking, and Raw Spice Bar is a great way to spice up your cooking!  Plus, this would be a great gift for any cooks!

Below is my version of the yogurt dip.  Next week I’m going to tackle the Advieh Khoresh!

 

Mast O Khiar Yogurt Dip

by Kristin Hong

Prep Time: 15 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups yogurt (We used Nancy’s Organic Whole Yogurt)
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 seedless cucumber, diced
  • 2 tbsp Mast o Khiar herbs (or a mix of dried dill and mint)
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Fresh dill and mint, optional

Instructions

Combine garlic, mast o khiar, and lemon with the yogurt.

Fold in the cucumbers

Top with fresh herbs and serve! Drizzle a nice olive oil on top.

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3 Comments

  • Reply
    Rosemary Chicken Meatballs | The Fresh Find
    June 1, 2015 at 11:55 pm

    […] ate these with some rosemary roasted potatoes (also phenomenal), the Mast-O-Khiar yogurt dip, and of course, a nice glass of red […]

  • Reply
    Pardon My French
    June 4, 2015 at 12:57 pm

    SPICE up your cooking, eh? ;) hehe

    But really, what a fun monthly subscription to be part of! I’m going to look into it :)

    • Reply
      thefreshfind@gmail.com
      June 8, 2015 at 1:10 am

      Haha, definitely SPICED :) Yes, you should look into it! It’s such a fun idea!

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