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A Cooling salad for summer. Blog marathon post 18


 I made this today.

1. Chop cucumber into square cubes and  place in serving bowl.
2.In a separate pan heat oil, splutter some til (sesame seeds). Add peanuts and lightly roas.
3. Add this to cucumber. Toss until it coats.
4.Squeeze some lemon juice and add salt.
5. Garnish with chopped mint leaves.

A delicious, nutritious, simple and quick salad is ready to cool you for summer.

Til (sesame seeds) are anti-oxidant, anti-cancer and also have curative properties.
Peanuts are high in protein.
Mint and cucumber are really cooling.

Try it! And tell me if you liked!
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Comments

  1. Works for me with a dash of black pepper :)!

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  2. I grind the peanuts a bit and add some cumin seeds,Yoghurt and green chillies..!!!

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  3. that's a great one for me considering the too much fat I'm putting on these days and the heat we are facing in Delhi..I am leaving for home in the evening..I'll try this out as soon as I reach Kanpur:)
    Thanks Preeti Shenoy...

    P.S:I am writing my debut novel..Need your guidance..Could you help me out?

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  4. hi preeti :D have u watched "3" tamil movie?? the reviews say part of the movie talks about bipolar disorder. its unbelievable - a tamil movie creating awareness about mental health, unlike d usual romance-comedy-action. guess u can understand Tamil, as u said u ve been in Chennai for quite some years :)
    u came to my mind when i read the review!(ofcourse i ve read "Life is what u make it")so thought i ll let u know about it :)

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  5. Substitute cucumber with grated carrots or cabbage - that tastes good too ! you just have to cook these two for a min or two to get a crunchy salad !

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  6. Never added groundnuts to a salad before...must try it. Thanks for posting!

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  7. Yum yum yum!!! Ground nuts uh!! I should give it a try!!
    good day!

    -durga

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  8. Looks yummy,will give it a try !!!!

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