This is a fresh, flavorful and quick salad prepared with cucumber. Cucumber is sliced and layered with spices and freshly chopped herbs like mint and cilantro. Serve cucumber pepper salad immediately or within few hours of preparation.
Makes: around 3 Servings of Cucumber Pepper Salad.
English Cucumber or Japanese Cucumber 1
Mint Leaves 6
Cilantro few Sprigs
Salt to Taste
Black Peppercorn Powder to Taste
Method of preparation:
Wash the cucumber, remove little bit of both ends and slice into thick circles.
Wash, separate mint leaves and finely chop them.
Wash and finely chop cilantro leaves.
Arrange cucumber slices on a plate.
Squeeze half of a fresh lemon on the cucumber slices.
Sprinkle salt and freshly ground black pepper powder.
Layer with chopped mint leaves and cilantro leaves.
Serve cucumber pepper salad immediately.
Notes: Make sure cucumber is chilled in refrigerator before using.
Suggestions: Adjust the spice with black pepper powder.
Variations: Red chili powder can also be added if desired. Check other salad recipes here. Other varieties of cucumber can also be used like Mediterranean cucumber or Garden cucumber etc…
Other Names: Cucumber Pepper Salad.