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Indian-style cucumber salad recipe

Indian-style cucumber salad recipe

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Try this deliciously fresh cucumber salad to sample the best of this season's harvest. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare
  • 103 calories / serving
  • Healthy


  • 1 long cucumber
  • 1 medium red onion, diced
  • 2 tomatoes, deseeded and diced
  • handful fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and diced
  • 1 green chilli, deseeded and diced
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp roasted peanuts, chopped
  • ¼ tsp chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin

To serve

  • poppadoms, optional
If you don't have red onions, try using white, brown or spring onions

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    8g 11%
  • Saturates

    1g 6%
  • Sugars

    4g 5%
  • Salt

    0.3g 5%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 5.5g Protein 3.8g Fibre 2.6g


  1. Peel the cucumber, remove the seeds with a teaspoon, then cut into slices.
  2. Put the cucumber slices into a bowl. Add the onion, tomatoes, coriander, red and green chillies, lime juice, vegetable oil and chopped peanuts.
  3. Sprinkle in the ground spices, and season well. Toss together. Serve with poppadoms.

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