Saturday, May 9, 2009

Crunchy Cucumber-Peanut Salad


I usually have this salad when i dont prefer to have heavy lunch or dinner,its a very crunchy ,nutritious, delicious salad and of course very healthy  &  u ll definitely reduce a lot a weight having cucumber twice or thrice a week having the way just as it is or having it this way....

Ingredients

1 cucumber diced or chopped

1/4 cup peanuts(roasted)crushed or broken into half

1/2 tsp sugar

3 green chillies chopped

3 tsp grated coconut

1 tsp lemon juice

salt to taste

For tempering

1 tsp oil

1 tsp cumin seeds

Method

  • In a bowl, add cucumber,grated coconut,roasted peanuts salt,sugar,lemon juice,green chillies and mix it well and keep aside
  • For tempering heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and when it crackles and changes colour add this tempering to the salad and toss well 
  • Refrigerate for 3-4 hours and serve chilled