Cucumber Peanut Salad

Cucumber Peanut Salad

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RADHIKA GHATAGE 9

"Easy to make Indian salad."

Ingredients 15 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 165 cals

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 165 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 12.8 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 337 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. 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.
  2. Melt butter in a small saucepan, and stir in cumin and chili pepper.
  3. Add peanuts, lemon juice, sugar, and melted butter to cucumber, and stir together. Garnish with cilantro.
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Wende
6/1/2006

Strange dish. Don't use butter-- sub olive or other oil. When you mix the buttery cumin and chili pepper in with the cool cuc's the butter turns solid again and resists any sort of even distribution, clumping in an unhelpful way. My in-laws and man liked this a lot better than I did. I wouldn't make it again, but they snapped it up, so maybe it's one of those love it or hate it recipes.

KARMABREEZE
2/3/2004

Cool and sweet, with a mild chili kick, and the cumin adds the twist that makes this recipe different from the scads of blah cucumber salad recipes out there. I'm definitely adding this one to my repertoire.

Lisa Hallie
8/8/2005

This is a wonderful summer salad, and is great with Indian food. I added very small amounts of red, orange and yellow bell peppers for a little more color. My husband doesn't like things too hot, so I took the seeds out of the chili before cutting it up and putting it in the salad.