Haydari is a thick dip and spread made from strained yoghurt which is called suzme in Turkish. It is very much like the Middle Eastern labne. Spread it on toast or flat breads, or serve with salads or chargrilled vegetables and tofu.
Looking for other Turkish recipes? Browse them here. Or browse our Dips, Sauces and Salsas here. Our favourites are Cacik and Pawpaw Salsa. You might like our Yoghurt recipes here and here. Or be inspired by our Winter recipes here and here.
Source : inspired by Turquoise
Prep time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 0 mins
Serves: 4 – 6 people, depending how you use it
500g thick yoghurt (strained yoghurt, or use a thick Greek yoghurt)
1 clove garlic
1 tspn salt
0.5 cup finely chopped dill
1 long green chilli, seeded and shredded
sweet paprika to serve
extra virgin olive oil to serve
In a large bowl, add the crushed garlic and salt to the yoghurt and then beat in the dill and chilli.
Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary.
Chill covered until ready to eat. Garnish with a sprinkle of sweet paprika and a drizzle of olive oil.