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Cucumber Salad for Two

A staple of Indian meals, this cooling cucumber dish is often served alongside a spicy Indian entree. —Jemima Madhavan, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 3 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup seeded and chopped tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • Fresh cilantro leaves, optional


  • In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, sour cream and salt. Add the cucumbers, onion, tomato and jalapeno; stir until blended. Garnish with cilantro if desired.
Editor's Note
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 75 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 168mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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