Tasty Cucumber Peanut Salad – South Indian Style

Ingredients

  • 1 large cucumbers – peeled, seeded, and diced
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 dried red chile pepper
  • 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh cilantro

Method

  • Mix together salt and cucumber, and allow to drain in a colander for ten minutes to release water. Pat dry, and place in a medium size bowl.
  • Melt butter in a small saucepan, and stir in cumin and chili pepper.
  • Add peanuts, lemon juice, sugar, and melted butter to cucumber, and stir together. Garnish with cilantro.