This Cucumber salad is a very easy to make salad. It is one of the easiest one among the cucumber salad recipes. It looks and tastes fresh and keeps you cool too.
Cucumber is also known as kheera / kakadi (hindi), kaakdi (marathi), savatekai (kannada) etc. This cucumber salad is known as kakdichi koshimbir in Marathi, savtekai kosambiri in Kannada.
In the hot summer months, you can cut the cucumber in thin slices, sprinkle a little salt to get a cool snack.
Use this recipe instead for variation. For this salad, you can use only cucumber or add other vegetables such as carrots, tomatoes, onions etc.
You can add all the other vegetables that you would normally make salad with. It is a popular one from the Indian salads.
In south India, it is made as part of festival foods too.
The Salad looks so inviting and cool. Here is the recipe for cucumber salad for you.
Ingredients for cucumber salad for 3-4 servings.
Step by step instructions for making cucumber salad - Kakdi koshimbir
Make tempering :
Serve immediately or Cool in fridge for 30 minutes and serve.
Tips and variations
You may add some roasted and powdered peanuts to this salad.
Add 1/2 cup of thick yogurt. Add this just before serving.
Add 2 tbsp of hung curd.