Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Tarator | Bulgarian Cold Yogurt Soup

For the second day I'm sharing a easy dish from Bulgaria. Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM# 44.
Tarator is a Bulgarian yogurt soup. The basic ingredients include yogurt, cucumber & garlic. This is cold soup is slightly thicker & can be made instantly in no time. 
Tarator tasted just like cucumber raita, which accompanies with pulao, biryani & similar rice items. 
The only difference is you add garlic & oil to flavor it up. Using cold yogurt & water in making this soup reduces the refrigeration time very much. 
Adapted from here.
Prep Time-10mins | Serves-2people
Ingredients 
1Cup thick yogurt {cold}
1/2Cup water {cold}
1/2Cup finely chopped cucumber
2Garlic cloves finely chopped
1Tbs walnut pieces
2Tbs chopped dill 
1Tsp olive oil 
Salt to taste
Directions
- In a bowl add chopped cucumber, garlic salt, dill, walnuts, oil & salt. 
- Add in yogurt & water. Mix them well. Adjust salt if needed.
- Refrigerate it for some time. Serve chill. 
Note
- Adjust water as needed. You don't want to make it too watery. 
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20 comments:

  1. It does look like a cucumber raita. I will like this soup as I love cucumbers in raita.

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  2. You're right! Sounds just like raita without the garlic! Must be so cooling on extra sunny days

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  3. What a creamy and delicious dish. Looks amazing.

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  4. so beautifully clicked...the soup looks so yumm..and so easy to make...I see myself making it soon

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  5. A refreshing soup with simple flavors.

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  6. I can imagine the flavours of this cold soup..like the addition of garlic which will make it really delicious.

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  7. Great soup for summer. I made this too and we really enjoyed it.

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  8. Sounds like a wonderful dish to have..very soothing as well..

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  9. wow such an flavorful and delicious tarator :) love the addition of dill and walnuts dear !! very yummy and creamy chilled yogurt soup !!

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  10. Delicious and comforting looking Bulgarian soup. Excellent pics.
    Deepa

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  12. Nicely presented and a delicious cold soup!!

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  13. Bulgarian soup sounds very flavourful and nutty as well, almost like our raita na.

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  14. Simple and refreshing. Presentation is awesome!

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  15. i loved this soup when i checked on varada's blog and this also looks super inviting, beautiful clicks

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  16. Something similar to out cucumber raita!Beautiful clicks :)

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  17. refreshing and tasty soup.. I love yogurt based soup

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  18. I made a similar cold soup once with cucumber and it was a hit at home. The dill must have given it a nice flavour. Love your presentation and the background mat!

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  19. Yum! We do not like dil but that I will know only when I test out won't I? ;D This is one soup I will try.

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