Fold the yogurt on cheesecloth and let it drain for 30 minutes.
Peel the cucumber and grate on a fine grater. Salt a little, leave for 10 minutes and then squeeze out the liquid.
Finely chop the onion and mint, pass the garlic through a press. Mix yogurt with onion, mint, garlic, lemon juice and cucumber. Add to taste paprika, salt and pepper, mix everything thoroughly. Before serving, pour oil, let stand for 15 minutes.
Zaziki is a very delicate, delicious and fresh sauce that is perfect for meat, vegetables or just chips or bread. To prepare such a sauce is quite simple and quick. Yogurt is a fermented milk product that immediately tastes like kefir and yogurt. For this dish, you can replace yogurt with sour cream, natural yogurt, yogurt or fat sour cream. You can replace peppermint with dill or parsley.