Mast O Khiar
Mast o Moosir, in Farsi, translates to “yogurt with Shallot” is one of most favorite appetizers in Iran. Families mostly serve it with vegetables and rice. Iranian youth love to eat Mast O Moosir with potato chips while watching soccer; which is incredibly delicious. Preparing this dip is easy. It tastes and smells somewhat like very mild garlic, without giving raw garlic breath.
Mast O Moosir Benefits and Calories
This dip makes the food digestion process easier. It is high in vitamin A, fiber, calcium, and a good source of protein. Mast o Moosir is rich in vitamin C that boosts the immune system and is useful for the prevention of cold. Garlic (shallot) can help stimulate the circulation of blood to sexual organs in both men and women. Every 100gr of Mast O Moosir has 110 calories.
Mast O Moosir Ingredients
- Salt, black pepper
Mast O Moosir Recipe
Mast O Moosir is easy and only takes a few minutes to prepare. Some people prefer to use dried shallots, others like to use fresh shallots.
- Finely dice the shallot. Shallots can be bitter, so let them soak in water for a few hours to release the bitterness.
- Put the lebni and shallots in a bowl. Stir them to mix thoroughly.
- Put it in the fridge for a few hours and then enjoy it with regular potato chips or pita chips.
- Season this appetizer as you like. Still, you can add: peppermint, basil, crushed walnut, Damask rose petals, chopped celery, or grated cucumber as wel