Tzatsiki Vegan Style
1 cup soy yogurt (plain)
1 clove garlic or 1 teaspoon pre-crushe'd garlic
1 fresh lemon
1 cucumber small sized
1 bunch chives
salt and pepper to taste
Scoop soy yogurt into a bowl and add garlic. Let stand for 30 minutes mixing on occasion. Add juice of half a lemon and mix thoroughly. Add finely grated cucumber (skin off) and chopped chives to mixture.
Mix by hand thoroughly and place in fridge for 2 hours before serving.
Goes very well with mashed potatoes and Greek recipes !!
Add mint and omit garlic and you have Raita !