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Cacik

Australian Gourmet Traveller Turkish recipe for cacik by Greg Malouf

By Greg Malouf
  • Serves 6
Cacik
Cacik

Although cacik is a popular mezze dish in Turkey, it’s also served as an accompaniment to pastries, meat and rice dishes and can be diluted with ice-cold water to make a refreshing summer soup. This recipe is from by Greg and Lucy Malouf.

Ingredients

  • 1 clove of garlic
  • For seasoning: sea salt
  • 500 gm thick natural yoghurt
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, seeded and grated (skin on)
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped dill
  • 1 tsp dried mint
  • Squeeze lemon juice

Method

Main
  • 1
    Crush the garlic with 1 tsp salt, then beat with the yoghurt, cucumber and herbs in a large bowl. Season with
    salt and lemon juice to taste. Chill, covered, until ready to eat.
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  • Author: Greg Malouf