Homemade tzatziki

Pale green coloured creamy dip with a hand holding a piece of flat bread, a packet of kitchen towel in rear.
Make Tzatziki from scratch. This freshly made Greek style dip is perfect as a condiment too.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Appetiser, Side Dish
Cuisine Greek
Servings 4 people


  • 1 cucumber grated
  • 1 cup plain Greek yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh herbs mint, dill
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • sea salt


  • Lay a piece of Handee paper towel on a dry clean surface. Grate cucumber on the paper towel. Place another towel over the graded cucumber and lightly squeeze to remove excess moisture. Transfer the squeezed cucumber to a bowl, repeat with the remaining cucumber for a few times.
  • Add yoghurt, olive oil, herbs, lemon juice, garlic, then season with salt. Mix well and leave for 5 minutes to allow the flavours to meld.
  • Serve tzatziki immediately or chill. It keeps well in the refrigerator for 3 days.
Keyword gluten free, kid friendly, vegetarian
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

This freshly made tzatziki is the perfect condiment to compliment a lamb souvlaki.

Leave a Comment

Recipe Rating

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.