Labneh Zaatar Balls –Quick Method
1 or 2 cups of yogurt (full fat or low fat)
Salt to taste
3-4 tbsp zaatar
Mix yogurt and salt and place in a muslin cloth.
Tie the cloth and hang it such way that all water drips out.
Preferably leave it in the refrigerator for 8-10 hrs. (Tighten the cloth as required)
Take the labneh out of the muslin cloth and make small balls.
Roll in zaatar and serve with salads if using immediately.
For storing, put them in a clean glass jar and cover with olive oil.
Zaatar is optional.
You can mix fresh finely chopped herbs like parsley before making balls.
Use as a dip for crackers.