Mast-o musir or Persian shallot and yogurt dip is a suitable appetizer and one of the best choices to have besides food. Also, mast musir is a delicious side dish with alcoholic drinks with chips. If you like yogurt dips, there is another Persian dip called mast-o-khiar, which is a cucumber and yogurt dip. Making this shallot and yogurt dip is so straightforward, and you just need to follow three steps to make it.
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Mast musir ingredient
|Dried musir (Persian shallot)||1 cup|
|Plain yogurt||4 cups|
|Ground black pepper||½ teaspoon|
|Dried mint (optional)||1 tablespoon|
Persian shallot and yogurt recipe
Soak dried musir overnight. When the musir is soft, cut out the hard stems; then cut the musir into small pieces or grate it.
Mix chopped musir, yogurt, salt, black pepper, and dried mint in a mixing bowl thoroughly.
Put mast musir in the refrigerator, and let the flavors mix. In addition, you can use mint or crushed dried rose petals to garnish it.
How to serve mast musir?
Shallot yogurt can be served with kebabs like kebab koobideh, mixed-rice foods like adas polo, or as an appetizer. You can also serve it with bread for dinner.
Tips for making a mast -o musir
If you want to use fresh shallot, soak the shallot and change its water 3 or 4 times. Then peel it and chop it into small pieces. Instead of dried shallots, use 1/2 cup of fresh shallots.
If you want to make your mast musir sour, put it at room temperature for 12 hours, and then put it in the fridge.
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