Indian-Style Cucumber Salad

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

From Gourmet May 2005. Cook time is time to allow cucumbers to drain. Toasting the cumin really brings out a strong flavor for the salad.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Toss cucumber with salt in a colander in sink and let drain 30 minutes.
  2. Pat dry.
  3. Toast cumin seeds in a dry small heavy skillet over low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and a shade darker, 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Cool on a cutting board, then crush slightly with a rolling pin.
  5. Stir cucumber, cumin, and cilantro into yogurt in a bowl.
Most Helpful

5 5

This is a great cool recipe to serve. Great with pan fried or baked fish. Thanks!. This recipe is very easy compared to others using yogurt and cumin.