Diary of a Foodie

Yogurt Sauce

Diary of a Foodie: Season Three: Turkey: Iftar in Istanbul

Makes about1 cup
  • Active time:5 min
  • Start to finish:25 min
March 2009
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  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 1 cup plain Turkish- or Greek-style yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons water
  • Mince and mash garlic to a paste with 1/2 tsp salt, then stir garlic into yogurt with lemon juice and salt to taste. Thin with water to a pourable consistency. Let yogurt sauce stand, chilled, 20 minutes to allow flavors to blend.
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