Khamang Kakdi/ Cucumber Salad Recipe – 1

This is a traditional Maharashtrian salad, which can be served with Rice or with Roti. The addition of crushed peanuts imparts a crunch and flavour to the dish.

Ingredients :

  • 250 gms Cucumber
  • 50 gms roasted peanuts
  • 4 tbsps grated coconut
  • 3 green chillies minced
  • 1 tbsp Ghee/clarified butter
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera/Cumin seeds
  • 2 sprigs Curry leaves
  • 2 tbsps finely chopped coriander leaves
  • Salt
  • Juice of half a lemon.

Method :

Wash and deskin the Cucumber. Plunge it in ice cold water for about ten minutes. Remove and chop fine. Powder the roasted peanuts coarsely and tip them into the chopped Cucumber along with the grated coconut. Crush the finely chopped green chillies with salt and add it to the salad. Mix well. Heat Ghee in a pan. Add the mustard seeds and after they splutter add the cumin seeds. Toss and add the curry leaves. Pour the seasoning into the salad. Add the finely chopped coriander leaves and drizzle with lemon juice. Mix and serve immediately.

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