Summer soup and not only: tarator in Bulgarian

In the heat of summer cold soups are also appreciated, but many are limited to the traditional Russian okroshka or beetroot. Diversify the summer menu will help Bulgarian cold soup tarator.

Tarator has an original refreshing taste, it is quite easy and gentle. In addition, the preparation of the dishes will save a lot of time, because you can cook tarator just a half hour. Bulgarian tarator very dietary product, therefore, will be useful for those who are on a diet or just watching their weight.

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Summer soup and not only: tarator in Bulgarian

Nikolai Nepomnyashchy

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500 g of natural yoghurt

500 g water

3 cucumber

3 tbsp. tablespoons vegetable oil

3 garlic cloves

1 bunch of fresh dill

1 teaspoon salt

How to cook tarator in Bulgarian:

The main ingredient of Bulgarian cucumbers are chattering. They cut small strips or grate. Sometimes chatters add walnuts, spices and herbs. Yogurt as part of meals replaced with sour milk.

  1. in Bulgarian take cucumbers and rinse them under cold running water for preparation chattering. If the peel cucumbers in a solid, carefully cut it off, remove the large seeds. Grate the cucumber on a fine grater. Put a lot of vegetables in a medium-sized dish. Wash and dry a bunch of fresh dill, chop it and add to the cucumbers.
  2. Take three cloves of garlic and place them on a cutting board, gently press down on each clove with a kitchen knife, then clean from the husk. Skip the garlic through a press and add it to the cucumbers and dill. Salt ingredients, mix well and leave for thirty minutes. During this time, cucumber juice is released in the required amount.
  3. When the time add to the ingredients of yogurt or sour milk, and cooking oil. Add water in the required quantity and mix the ingredients. If you want to add to a dish walnuts, chop them into small pieces and add to the chatter at the end of cooking.
  4. Place the dish in the fridge for a couple of hours to tarator present. If desired, do not be afraid to experiment with different spices and additives, you can add fresh radishes, basil, parsley, cilantro and other ingredients.
  5. Tarator in Bulgarian ready! Serve it as a cold soup or pour into a bowl tarator or transparent glass and serve with meat dishes.