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Ayran: Turkish Yogurt Drink

Super refreshing and healthy Ayran (Turkish yogurt drink) recipe ready in 5 minutes with 3 simple ingredients. Perfect thirst-quencher on a hot summer day!
Course Drinks
Cuisine Turkish
Keyword ayran, healthy drink, turkish yogurt drink
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 73kcal


  • 500 ml or 2 cups plain Greek yogurt
  • 500 ml or or 2 cups cold water
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated sea salt
  • chopped dill / parsley / cilantro / mint / grated cucumber / minced garlic / ground cumin / black pepper optional


  • Place yogurt, water, sea salt and optional ingredients (if using) in a blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy!


This recipe makes 1 liter or 1 liquid quart (4 cups) of ayran which is roughly 4 servings (1 cup or 250 ml per serving).
Refrigerate ayran  in an airtight jar or bottle for up to 3 days.


Calories: 73kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 12g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 632mg | Potassium: 176mg | Sugar: 4g | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 0.1mg