- 1 litre Yoghurt, Plain, greek style is best
- 1 teaspoon salt, (use caster sugar for a sweet option)
- 1 bunch chives chopped, (optional)
- 1 sprig thyme leaves, (optional)
- 1 teaspoon cumin seeds ground, (optional)
- 1 teaspoon corriander ground, (optional)
4h 10minPreparation 4h 10minBaking/Cooking
Recipe is created for
TM 5Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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Place the varoma basket on top of the Thermoserver, or suitable dish that fits below and can hold at least 500ml fluids.
Line the varoma tray with cheesecloth, or a chux cloth.
Mix salt and yoghurt, 4sec/sp4. Pour yoghurt over cloth, distributing evenly. Plave another cloth on top, and cover with varoma lid. Place this on top of the varoma basket and leave to strain for at least 2 hours.
Holding the varoma tray and lid togethet, quickly flip over, then transfer to the varoma tray again. Plave on top of the varoma basket again to drain for a further 2 hours.
Once the yoghurt has drained you can add seasoning as per your tastes.
Savoury varieties can includes herbs, or spices such as cumin or corriander.
For a sweeter option replace the salt with sugar in the first step.
Accessories you need
Labneh makes a great substitute for sour cream or cream cheese. Use it instead of white sauce in lasagne or pasta dishes.
To preserve for a longer time, form into small balls, place in a jar, and cover with olive oil or grapeseed oil.
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