The trick to getting this very easy dish right is to remove all the cucumber seeds and drain the grated cucumbers well before mixing.
1 large cucumber, or 2 small ones
1/2 pot (of 10% fat greek yogurt
1 tbsp chopped fresh dill
juice from 1/2 lemon
1 garlic clove, very finely chopped
olive oil, salt, pepper
- First, cut the cucumber(s) lengthways. Take a desert spoon and run it along the centre of each half to get out the seeds. Then peel your cucumber carefully to not waste any flesh, and then grate the flesh coarsely. Sprinkle a little salt over the cucumber, and place in a colander or sieve for about 30 mins to let the liquid drain away.
- Combine the yogurt, dill, lemon juice, salt, pepper, garlic and cucumber. Drizzle over plenty of olive oil, give it another quick stir, and serve.