One of our favorite snacks is the traditional Persian must-o-mooseer (pronounced must-o-moo-sear).
This tasty yogurt dip is a staple of Persian cooking, and it’s actually really simple to make.
Known as “Must-o-Mooseer yogurt with a hair of garlic” in Farsi, the name comes from its two main ingredients — yogurt and Persian shallots.
Culturally, yogurt is a huge part of the of cooking in the region. There is a legend that thousands of years ago,
In America, yogurt-based drinks aren’t very common. But in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and the Indian subcontinent, creamy yogurt drinks are a way of life.
In India, they drink lassi, often sweetened with fruit. And in Russia, they drink fermented kefir.