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Garlic Yogurt Spread

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Ingredients
  Yogurt cream cheese 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Use a clean and damp double layered cheese cloth or a kitchen towel to line a colander.
2. Pour the yogurt into the lined colander.
3. Make a bag by gathering the ends of the cloth and tie securely with kitchen string.
4. Drain the yogurt by hanging the bag from the kitchen faucet over a container and leave for at least 6 hours or preferably overnight.

MAKING
5. Add the yogurt cheese into a mixing bowl
6. Use a garlic press or handle of a heavy knife to crush the garlic.
7. Add it to the yogurt cream cheese and whisk using a fork or wire whisk, until well blended and smooth in consistency.

SERVING
8. Serve with whole grain crackers, vegetable crudités, spread on whole wheat toast.
9. You can use it to dress steamed vegetables or stir into soups instead of using cream.

TIP
Save the whey from hanging the yogurt, that collects in the container and use in baking breads or boiling rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Milk Product
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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