* Peel & coarsely grate cucumber & put in sieve or wrap in cheese cloth Squeeze out as much of the water as possible & put into a bowl
* Add yogurt, garlic & dill to cucumber & season with salt & pepper mix well & chill in refrig. for about 2 hrs. before serving.
* To serve, stir cucumber & yogurt dip & transfer to a bowl. Season with salt as desired.
* Accompany with warm pita bread.
Method for strained ogurt..place a large piece of cheesecloth or paper towel in a colander, over a bowl. Place content of one container of plain yogurt into cheesecloth and fold the draped edges over & place in refrigerator for an hour or two, the longer you leave it the thicker it will get. A small plate placed on top of the yogurt will aid in the drainage of the excess water yielded from the yogurt. Add all the remaining ingredient & mix well.
Taste toast add salt as need.
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