Indian-Style Cucumber Salad

READY IN: 45mins
Ms B.
Recipe by Ms B.

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.

Top Review by Montana Heart Song

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.

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.

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