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South Africa : Cucumber and Yogurt Salad

More by user: fbousso
Created: 2nd Jul 2009
Modified: 7th Jul 2009
Type:
Salads
Servings:
4-6
Sources:
The african News Cookbook
Ingredients
  • 2 large cucumbers, grated or sliced in rounds
  • am amount of yogurt equal to cucumbers (1 cup to 1 cup etc)
  • 1/2-1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1/2-1 tsp. fresh mint, finely chopped (optional)
Directions

Mix cucumbers and yogurt. In a hot, cast-iron skillet, toast cumin seeds without oil until brown. Stir briskly to prevent burning. Pound the toasted seeds in a mortar and pestle and stir into the cucumbers and yogurt along with the mint. Serve cold as an accompaniment to curries.

(picure : google image)


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