A Persian meal often tempers the mix of spices and tastes with a cooling dip. Light and creamy, pair with meats, spread onto pita bread, or dressed over vegetables.
- 2 cups plain yogurt
- 1 English cucumber, shredded or diced
- 4 to 5 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
- salt, to taste
Mix all ingredients and chill an hour or two before serving.