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Japanese-Style Yoghurt Dip with Sesame Oil and Shichimi Spice

Japanese-Style Yoghurt Dip with Sesame Oil and Shichimi Spice

Change your strained yogurt into a fancy Japanese-style dip that goes really well with vegetable skin. The drizzle of sesame oil gives a a nice, fragrant touch.

Ingredients: 3~4 servings

Plain yoghurt (non-sweetened)
200 g
*Salt
1/2 teaspoon
*Soy sauce
A little less than 1 teaspoon
*Sesame oil
1 teaspoon
Shichimi spice
to taste
â—†Vegetable sticks
.
Cucumber
1
Carrot
1/3 sliced on the vertical
Daikon radish
10 cm

Steps

1. Line a colander or strainer with paper towels. Place the yogurt on top of the paper towels and let sit for 2~3 hours to strain out the moisture.
2. Combine the ingredients marked * to your yogurt in a bowl, and mix everything together. Sprinkle on some shichimi spice and you're all done!
3. Cut your vegetables as desired.

Story Behind this Recipe

This dip is great for when you want to serve fresh veggies with a Japanese-themed meal.