Ayran with Mint

This is very similar to plain Ayran. However, mint is added to provide refreshing taste during hot  summers of Anatolia.


  • 1 pint plain yogurt (the thicker the better)
  • Several ice cubes
  • A generous pinch of salt
  • A little chopped fresh mint
  • 1 pint water

How to prepare:

  1. Add yogurt and water to a blender.
  2. Add ice cubes and salt.Add a bit of fresh mint, optional.
  3. Blend until well mixed.
  4. Serve.

Ayran with Mint