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Indian Cucumber Salad Recipe

Indian Cucumber Salad Recipe

A staple of Indian meals, this cooling cucumber dish is often served alongside a spicy Indian entree.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped cucumbers
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • Fresh cilantro leaves, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the yogurt, sour cream and salt. Add the cucumbers, onion, tomato and jalapeno; stir until blended. Garnish with cilantro if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 69 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 117 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.