Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 0 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Dip

Another delicious dip from the Middle East


  • Hung yogurt (chakka) 1 cup
  • Medium cucumber, peeled, grated and squeezed to completely drain excess moisture 1
  • Salt to taste
  • Garlic cloves, finely chopped 3
  • Black olives, cut into rings ½ cup
  • Extra virgin olive oil 3 to 4 tbsps
  • Garnish
  • Coriander powder ¼ tsp
  • Red chilli powder ½ tsp


  • Take hung yogurt in a bowl and whisk till creamy. Add cucumber and mix well.
  • Add salt, garlic and olives and mix well.
  • Add 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil and mix well.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl. Drizzle the remaining oil along the edges of the dip.
  • Sprinkle red chilli powder and coriander powder.
  • Serve with pita bread arranged on a serving platter.