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Labneh With Herbs

Surabhi Sehgal
My version of delicious Middle Eastern Yogurt Cheese made with fresh herbs.
Prep Time 5 hrs 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 5 hrs 50 mins
Course Dips
Cuisine Lebanese
Servings 4 People


  • 350 gms Yogurt/Curd
  • 2-3 Cloves Garlic Finely grated
  • Pruslane Handful
  • Fresh Mint Handful
  • ½ tbsp Zattar
  • ½ tbsp Sumac
  • 1 tbsp Pumpkin Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Pomegranate
  • 2 tbsp Barberries
  • Salt To taste
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil


  • Take a large strainer and place on top of a bowl. Add the yogurt to the strainer and leave it in the refrigerator for 5-6 hours or overnight to separate all excess water.
  • Once you have the thick creamy yogurt, mix gently with a spatula until smooth
  • Add salt and garlic, 1 tbsp Olive Oil and finely chopped mint. Mix well.
  • Transfer to a serving dish
  • Top with pruslane, fresh mint, zattar, sumac, pumpkin seeds, barberries and pomegranate/ or any toppings of your choice.
  • Drizzle some herb oil/ olive oil on top and enjoy! 
Keyword arabic food, cheese, dip, Labneh, lebanese food, sumac, yogurt, zattar