Friday, December 28, 2012

Jajik - Yogurt and Cucumber Soup

Treasured Heirloom Recipes         

         there are food creations all over the world, it is amazing when we can identify what we are tasting to where it originated. 
          jajik - yogurt and cucumber soup could come from many different places in the Mediterranean, Middle East, and some European State like Spain. the word jajik is Armenian and this particular recipe is an heirloom from an Armenian Grandmother who always have freshly made yogurt - the best madzoon (yogurt) so silky and smooth you could ever tasted.   

  Jajik - Yogurt and Cucumber Soup

4 cups of yogurts 
1 cucumber - chop 1/4 to 1/2  inch cube
1 cup of crushed ice 
1/4 tsp garlic paste
1 tsp of finely chop fresh dill
salt and pepper 

mix cucumber, garlic paste, salt and pepper in a small bowl and set a side, in another bowl big enough for all the ingredients mix yogurt, ice, and dill then fold the cucumber mixture gently and ready to serve.

if you use salt to make the garlic paste then make sure to consider the amount of salt when adding for taste

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