Chilled Cucumber & Yogurt Soup

THINK OUTSIDE THE SQUAT, round container and try this IndyKids-approved recipe for yogurt soup!

  • 2 medium cucumbers
  • 1 quart plain yogurt
  • 1 1/2 cups ice-cold water
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon dry mint


1. Wash and peel the cucumbers. Cut lengthwise into quarters and then sideways into small slices.

2. Stir the yogurt in a bowl until smooth. Add the ice water and blend.

3. In a separate bowl, add salt to the garlic and crush. Then add the yogurt mixture with the cucumbers and stir well. Add crushed mint.

4. Serve chilled. Makes 4 servings.

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Excerpted from Armenia: A Rugged Land, an Enduring People by Lucine Kasbarian

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