Recipe for Carrot and Cucumber Salad with Spiced

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted and ground
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds, toasted and ground
  • ½ Kg cucumbers, peeled seeded and diced
  • ½ Kg carrot, grated
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoons mustard oil
  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 green cayenne chili, slit lengthwise and seeded
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons mint leaves, minced

Cooking Directions

In a small bowl add the yogurt, sesame and cumin and mix well to make a smooth paste.

Add the cucumber, carrot and salt. Set aside.

Heat the oil in as small skillet over medium heat.

Add the mustard, and chili and cook for about a minute, stirring until the spices are aromatic.

Add the cayenne and turmeric.

Stir and pour the flavored oil over the cucumbers; toss gently.

Add the lemon juice and chill.

Serve cold topped with mint leaves.

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