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Herbed Labneh Dip



350 g


  • 500 grams pot set, natural yoghurt
  • pinch salt


  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 red chilli (seeds in or out to taste)
  • fresh mint, 1-2 sprigs/approx 7gm
  • fresh basil, 1-2 sprigs/approx 7gm
  • fresh dill, 1-2 sprigs/approx 7 gm
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp sumac
  • 10 grams olive oil
  • 1 tbsp dried rose petals
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • extra olive oil, sumac and rose petals to garnish
  • nigella seeds to garnish
  • 6
    24h 5min
    Preparation 24h 0min
  • 7
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Recipe's preparation

  1. If making your own labneh, plan to make ahead 24 hours. Line your simmer basket with a nut milk bag/clean muslin cloth/clean chux cloth. Place your simmer basket in a larger bowl that will catch they whey as it drains from the yoghurt
  2. Combine yoghurt with salt and pour into lined simmer basket. Gather bag/cloth together at the top and twist to close. Cover with a clean tea towel and refrigerate for 24 hours.

    Or you can use 300gm store bought labneh
  3. Dip
  4. Place red onion and chilli in clean thermomix bowl and chop for 5seconds/speed 5.
  5. Add mint, basil and dill and chop for 3 seconds/speed 6. Scrape down sides and repeat if necessary.
  6. Add labneh and stir to combine for 5 seconds/speed 2.
  7. Add cumin seeds, sumac, oil, rose petals and salt and pepper to taste and mix for 10 seconds/speed 2
  8. Place in a serving bowl, drizzle with a little more olive oil and garnish with additional sumac, rose petals and nigella seeds.

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Dried rose petals can be found at specialty delis.

This recipe was taken from the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Recipe Archive and converted to thermomix method.

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