Thick, creamy and flavourful yogurt herb dipping sauce is made with a few staple pantry ingredients. This easy greek yogurt dip requires a few ingredients that most probably everyone will have in the pantry and just 5 minutes of time to prepare it.
Creamy yogurt dip makes a lovely addition to the vegetable platter. Cut assorted vegetables into sticks or any shape that's easy to hold and dip, arrange them on a plate and place a bowl of dipping sauce. Voila! a healthy and tasty appetiser is ready in no time.
Try cutting vegetables into fun shapes and making the platter more interesting and eye-appealing for kids.
This easy 5-minute greek yogurt dip is not only a great accompaniment with vegetable sticks but good with chips, homemade baked potato wedges, fried appetisers such as vegetable pakora and to spread in sandwiches or wraps.
Although plain yogurt is healthy some people don’t like the taste. Cucumber raita, Indian mint sauce, chocolate fruit dip, yogurt fruit dip and this creamy yogurt dip are a few exciting ways to turn plain yogurt into something yummy and addictive.
- Yogurt: Greek yogurt is perfect for its creamy texture.
- Herbs: fresh parsley and dried thyme.
- Seasoning: pepper, salt, garlic granules and cumin powder.
- Oil: Olive oil imparts a lovely flavour.
- Lemon Juice: to enhance the flavour and taste.
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Place the yogurt in a bowl and whisk it until smooth and creamy.
Now add the salt, pepper, thyme, garlic granules, parsley, lemon juice and olive oil.
Stir well until all the ingredients are well combined and creamy.
Serve the delicious garlic herb greek yogurt dip with vegetable sticks or with any appetiser of your choice.
Garlic granules could be replaced with garlic powder or minced fresh garlic.
For vegan yogurt herb dip, replace regular dairy yogurt with vegan ones.
Lemon juice could be substituted with apple cider vinegar.
Mix in finely chopped green chili pepper or jalapeño to add heat to the dip.
Try different herbs such as rosemary, mint or dill to switch flavours.
For low-calorie yogurt dip, use low fat or 0% fat Greek yogurt.
Tips and Tricks
Greek yogurt yields a thick and creamy dip. However, if you struggle to find it in local grocery stores then use thick natural yogurt.
Lemon juice adds a zing to the yogurt dip and elevates the flavour so try not to skip it.
Store the dip in the fridge until ready to serve.
Roasted cumin powder imparts a lovely earthy flavour.
The leftover greek yogurt dip stays fresh in the fridge for 2-3 days if stored properly in an airtight container.
There are various ways to transform plain yogurt into something more palatable for those who think the flavour of plain yogurt puts them off.
A few easy recipes to consume yogurt without losing its health benefits or sacrificing the taste and flavous.
Yogurt Granola Parfait: Simple yet incredibly delicious treat made with granola, yogurt, fruits and nuts.
Strawberry Frozen Yogurt: Intensely fruity frozen treat made with real fruits and yogurt. A healthy alternative to traditional ice cream.
Strawberry Yogurt Bark: A fabulous summer treat made with a few ingredients.
Fruit Dips: A great way to encourage people to consume yogurt and fresh fruits.
Yogurt Cherry Phyllo Cups: Perfect way to enjoy the goodness of yogurt in the form of bite-sized treats.
Raita: An accompaniment that goes pretty much well with any Indian meal.
Savoury Dipping Sauce: Great healthy alternative to mayo and sour cream-based dips.
Lassi: Simple yogurt-based drink that’s very popular in Indian cuisine. Lassi can be prepared in various flavours. Mango lassi, masala lassi, rose lassi, sweet and salt lassi are a few popular flavours.
Savoury yogurt dip goes well with pretty much any snack - vegetable sticks, potato wedges, vegetable chips, patties, fried appetisers such as pakora, baked cauliflower wings and many more.
Sweet yogurt dip is a great accompaniment to fresh fruits platter, pretzels, fruit skewers and crackers.
Use it up as a spread in burgers, wraps and sandwiches.
Top it on tacos and falafel wraps.
Stir in sweet chili sauce and turn it into a sweet and spicy yogurt sauce.
Easy 5 minute Greek yogurt dip with herbs and garlic
- 1 Bowl
- 1 Spoon
- 1 Hand Whisk
1 cup = 250ml ; 1 Tablespoon = 15ml ; 1 Teaspoon = 5ml
- 1 cup Greek Yogurt
- ½ Teaspoon Garlic Granules
- 1 Teaspoon Dried Thyme
- handful Fresh Parsley chopped
- Salt as required
- Pepper as required
- Lemon Juice from half lemon
- 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
- Place the yogurt in a bowl and whisk it until smooth and creamy.1 cup Greek Yogurt
- Now add the salt, pepper, thyme, garlic granules, parsley, lemon juice and olive oil.½ Teaspoon Garlic Granules, 1 Teaspoon Dried Thyme, handful Fresh Parsley, Salt, Pepper, Lemon Juice, 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
- Stir well until all the ingredients are well combined and creamy.
- Serve the delicious greek yogurt dip with vegetable sticks or with any appetiser of your choice.
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