IN THIS fresh-tasting dip, the cooling taste of yogurt complements the bite of the garlic. Enjoy it with carrot sticks and other raw vegetables or with chips or crackers, or serve it with fried vegetables, like Fried Sun-Dried Tomatoes. Brought to Greece by the Turks, tzatziki seems to have its roots in Persian cuisine. In its more common form, it is made with only cucumber, but this version includes shredded fennel.
Squeeze the grated cucumber, pressing it hard between your hands to extract most of its juices. In a medium bowl, mix the cucumber with the shredded fennel, garlic, chile or pepper and yogurt. Add the chopped fennel or dill (reserve
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