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Vegan, Plant-based, Persian, Iranian, Shallot Dip Mast-o-Musir

Mast-o-Musir (Persian Shallot Dip)

  • Author: Plant-Based Persian
  • Total Time: 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 people 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


A Persian version of French Onion Dip


Units Scale
  • 7 Persian Shallots (soaked in hot water for 3 hours and drained)
  • 2 cups plain, unsweetened almond yogurt (Kithill brand recommended)
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp fresh dill
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Paprika and dill for garnish


  1. Finely mince the soaked shallot in a food processor.
  2. Add the yogurt to a medium bowl.
  3. Add the shallot (save 1 tsp for garnish).
  4. Add the black pepper, salt, and dill. Combine. 
  5. Garnish with the remaining shallot, fresh dill, and paprika. 
  6. Serve with bread, kabob, or as a dip for veggies and chips.
  • Prep Time: 185 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Dip
  • Cuisine: Iranian/Persian

Keywords: Vegan, Plant-Based, Persian, Iranian, Mast-o-Musir, dairy-free, shallot