Cucumber

Mainly used in salads either separately or in combination with other vegetables. A glass of cucumber juice with honey with a dash of lemon juice is very effective for reducing blood pressure.Cucumber juice with mint is an antidote for indigestion and when mixed with buttermilk and salt, cucumber juice is a good summer drink.

Cucumber Peanut Salad
Cucumber, Salad

Cucumber Peanut Salad

A simple, delicious and healthy salad with easily available ingredients. Great as a starter, appetizer or simply as an evening snack. Ingredients: Cucumber – 1 Roasted Peanuts – 50 gms Red Onions – 1/4 cup, finely chopped (optional) Sugar – 1/2 tsp Lemon Juice – 3 tsp Coriander Leaves – […]

Cucumber Gazpacho Cold Soup
Cucumber, Soup

Cucumber Gazpacho Cold Soup

Also known as Green Gazpacho Cold Soup, this  is best served chilled or at room temperature. Ingredients: Honeydew Melon – 50 gms Cucumber – 200 gms, peeled Onions – 1/4 cup, finely chopped Avocado – 1/4 cup Jalapeno – 1 1/2 tblsp, seeds removed, finely chopped Pepper Powder – little […]

Kosambari
Cucumber, Salad

Udupi Kosambari

Udupi style Kosambari. Serve as a salad or as part of a meal. Ingredients: Cucumber – 1 Moong Dal – 3/4 cup Coconut – 3 tblsp Mor Milagai (Sun dried Chillies) – 2 Oil – 1 tsp Salt as per taste Coriander Leaves – little, finely chopped (optional) Method: 1. […]

Cucumber Radish Raita
Cucumber, Radish, Raita

Radish Cucumber Raita

A simple and delicious raita for the hot summer months. This combination is sure to cool your body from the scorching heat. Ingredients: Tender Radish – 1, peeled, grated Cucumber – 1, peeled, grated Tomato – 1, chopped Curd – 1/2 cup Coriander Powder – little Cumin Powder – little […]

Tomato Cucumber Sandwich
Cucumber, Sandwich, Tomato

Tomato, Cucumber and Mint Sandwich

A simple and tasty sandwich perfect for the afternoon tea, evening snack or picnics. Ingredients: Bread Slices – 4 Cucumber – 1, small, sliced Tomato – 1, sliced Mint Leaves – 2 tblsp, chopped Butter – 2 tblsp Salt as per taste Black Pepper Powder – as per taste Method: […]

Cucumber Basil Cooler
Cocktails, Cucumber, Mocktail

Cucumber Basil Cooler

Ingredients: Basil Leaves – handful (about 15 to 20) Cucumber – 1/2, sliced Vodka – 30 ml Lemon Liqueur as required Ice Cubes Method: 1. Add the cucumber and basil leaves to a mixing glass. 2. Use the back of a spoon and mash well. 3. Add ice cubes till […]

Lychee
Corn, Cucumber, Salad

Corn, Lychee and Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: Lychees – 6, chopped Sweet Corn Kernels – 1/4 cup, boiled Cucumber – 1 cup, chopped Sugar – 1 tsp Honey – 1 tsp Juice of 1 Lemon Pepper Powder – 1/2 tsp Salt – a pinch Method: 1. Combine the sweet corn, cucumber and lychees in a bowl. […]

Watermelon and Cucumber Cooler
Cucumber, Fruit Juices, Watermelon

Watermelon and Cucumber Cooler

A refreshing and cool drink for the hot summer days. Ingredients: Watermelon – 2 cups, seeds removed Cucumber – 1/2 cup, peeled, chopped, seeds removed Water – 1/2 cup Lemon Juice – 2 to 3 tsp Honey – 2 tblsp Method: 1. Combine all the ingredients in a blender. 2. […]

Chicken with Cucumber and Mango Sauce
Chicken, Cucumber, Mango

Chicken with Cucumber and Mango Sauce

Ingredients: Chicken Breasts – 2, skinless, boneless Plain Yogurt – 1/4 cup Mango – 1/2, ripe, peeled, chopped Cucumber – 1/2 cup, chopped Spring Onions – 1 tblsp, finely sliced Garam Masala Powder – 1/2 tsp Ginger – 1/2 tsp, grated Black Pepper Powder – a pinch Salt as per […]

Creamy Cucumber and Capsicum Salad
Capsicum, Cucumber, Salad

Creamy Cucumber and Capsicum Salad

Ingredients: Capsicums – 2, deseeded, finely chopped Cucumbers – 2, peeled, chopped Onions – 2, minced Garlic Paste – 1 to 2 tsp Mint Leaves – 2 tsp, crushed Ginger Powder – 1 tsp Black Pepper Powder – 1 tsp Plain Yogurt (or) Cream – 4 cups Extra-Virgin Olive Oil […]