Saffron Yogurt Dip – Rumi Spice

Saffron Yogurt Dip

Difficulty: Easy - Yield: 8 servings - Time: 10 minutes

Hosting a Game of Thrones viewing party this Sunday? Let this Saffron Yogurt Dip steal the show! Made with Rumi's Afghan Saffron, this yogurt dip is perfect alongside protein, veggies, or your favorite pita chips 😋



  • A small pinch of Rumi saffron threads
  • 3 tablespoons of hot water
  • 3/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Coarse sea salt
1. Infuse the saffron in the hot water in a small bowl for 5 minutes.
2. Pour the infusion into a bowl containing the yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil and some salt.
3. Whisk well to get a smooth, golden sauce.
4. Taste and adjust the salt; if necessary, then chill.
5. Serve with your favorite pita chips, veggies, or protein.

    Keeps in the fridge up to 3 days.

    saffron yogurt dip

    (Image via @eventsathavenskitchen on @Instagram.)

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