How to Make Israeli Style Cucumber Yogurt Salad

Israeli Cucumber Yogurt Salad

Try a delicious Mediterranean Style salad with your next Brunch or Lunch. Excellent for your health! Enjoy, from World Cuisine Today Magazine. Find more delicious healthy recipes at

Israeli Cucumber Tomato Herb Salad


Three medium cucumbers in small dice

Four medium tomatoes in small dice

One half a cup minced mint or fresh basil

One half cup whole milk

One half cup plain yogurt

Three large cloves minced garlic

One teaspoon fresh oregano

One teaspoon Kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika

1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper

1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom

1/8 cup lemon juice

1/8 cup canola oil


1) In a large non reactive bowl place the finely chopped tomatoes, and cucumber. Sprinkle the salt, pepper, cardomom, and paprika over the top. In a smaller bowl mix the oil with the lemon juice. Pour over the mixture and mix to combine.

2) In another small bowl combine the milk and yogurt until smooth. Add the herbs and the minced garlic as well as an additional dash of the salt and pepper.

3) Fold in gently the yogurt mixture. Drizzle the top with a tiny bit of oil and some additional minced herbs.

Serve as part of an Israeli style breakfast with Falafel, Tahini, Hummus and warm Pita bread.

World Cuisine Today Magazine

September 7, 2019

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