Proper Greek Tzatziki

picture of a table top with a bowl, cucumbers and other ingredients for creating a greek tzatziki

Proper Greek Tzatziki

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time



2 people

Proper Greek Tzatziki is part of the Side Dishes From Around the World series by Rattan Direct.

Greek Tzatziki is having a turn in the culinary spotlight. However, with mainstream recognition can also come shortcuts. Our friends at Rattan Direct don’t ascribe to using a mix, and show you how to make Greek Tzatziki using fresh ingredients.

Click here to see how it’s made!

This recipe pairs perfectly with our Lebanese Shish Tauok Barbecue Skewers.


  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 3 tablespoons thick Greek yogurt
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 sprigs fresh mint, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Maldon salt


  • 1 Grate the cucumber and add the salt.
  • 2 Squeeze out excess juice and discard.
  • 3 Mix the remaining ingredients together.


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