Indian Cucumber Salad

This Indian Cucumber Salad, or Indian Koshimbir, is perfect for summer and requires almost no cooking.  A refreshing combination of cucumbers and peanuts with a few additional spices complete this perfect summer salad!

What You'll Need

– Cucumbers – Cilantro – Spanish peanuts – Kosher Salt – Sugar – Oil – Black Mustard Seeds – Turmeric – Lemon

How to make Indian Cucumber Salad

1. Chop up the cucumbers, cilantro, and peanuts into a very fine dice. 2. Place into a bowl and season with salt and sugar. 3. In the smallest little heat proof bowl you have, heat the oil until it is hot and shimmering.

How to make Indian Cucumber Salad

4. Place the mustard seeds and allow them to sputter about 30 seconds. 5. Add in the turmeric and stir quickly. 6. Pour this hot, flavored oil over the cucumbers and mix well. 7. Squeeze lemon juice and mix once again and serve.

Tips and Tricks

– You can sub 1/4 cup of lemon juice instead of yogurt if you prefer.  – Use this slap chopper for smashing up the peanuts. – I like to use Red Spanish peanuts. – If you're not sure how to do the hot oil technique watch this video to see how I did it for the cabbage slaw.

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