Turkish spinach dip

This dip is so versatile in what dishes it can be paired with. Or go simple and accompany just with pittas or Turkish bread.

  • 20 mins cooking
  • Makes 2 Cup
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Turkish spinach dip
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, chopped finely
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 100 gram trimmed spinach leaves, shredded finely
  • 500 gram thick yogurt


Turkish spinach dip
  • 1
    Heat oil in medium frying pan; cook onion and garlic, stirring, until onion softens. Add spices; cook, stirring, until fragrant. Add spinach; cook, stirring, until spinach wilts. Transfer mixture to serving bowl; cool.
  • 2
    Stir yogurt through mixture, cover; refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 3
    Serve cold with toasted pitta.


You need 1 bunch of spinach weighing 300g for this recipe.

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