The Burmese are a relaxed people and eat simple. This is a simple but very good and spicy salad. Enjoy! Adapted from a Burmese Food and Drink site.
- Mix cucumber, sugar and vinegar in a bowl. Set aside.
- To toast sesame seeds, place in dry skillet over medium high heat and, stirring frequently, cook 2-3 minutes, or till seeds start to turn brown. Watch closely so they don't burn.
- Place toasted sesame seeds in food processor or mortar and pestle. Pulse to crush slightly, or if using mortar and pestle, crush slightly.
- Just before serving, mix with sesame seeds, green chiles, celery and garlic.
- Mix well and serve.