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ककड़ी रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (cucumber recipes in Hindi)
કાકડી રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (cucumber recipes in Gujarati)

Cucumber Recipes | Indian Cucumber Recipes

Cucumber Recipes. Indian Cucumber Recipes. Cucumber is a specie of fruit that is used as a vegetable. It is a long cylindrical vegetable that is mostly made up of water. Even though originally from South Asia, they are now grown all over the world. Cucumbers have many varieties and are mostly eaten in 2 forms – raw and pickled.

 Banana and Cucumber Salad Banana and Cucumber Salad

Due the high water content, they add a freshness to the dishes. Cucumber also gives a cooling effect to your body and that’s why people eat it a lot in the summers.

Indian Cucumber Recipes 

Mumbai is known for its famous roadside sandwiches and no mumbaikar sandwich can be made without cucumber. Whether it is a Vegetable Grilled Sandwich or just a normal Open Sandwich, cucumber is usually used along with tomatoes and potatoes. Little tiny cubes of cucumber are also added to chaats like Peanut Chaat that served on the streets of Tamil Nadu to counter to the spiciness of the chilli.

 Tomato and Cucumber Open Sandwich Tomato and Cucumber Open Sandwich

In southern India, curd rice is an everyday dish, but if you want to change it up a little bit, you can make Carrot and Cucumber Curd rice to give it a little more texture and taste. In my states in India it is customary to serve food with a side dish and many a times this side dish is Kachumber. This is the simplest thing to make as it only consists of a mix of chopped cucumber, onion and tomatoes with a squeeze of lemon. This kachumber can be sprinkled over fried papad to make the crunchy Masala Papad.

Masala PapadMasala Papad

Cucumber Recipes for Snacks

Cucumber is an essential ingredient in many types of salads all around the world as it can easily be eaten raw without feeling too full.

Cucumber can be combined with many different ingredients to make wonderful salads like a Pineapple Cucumber Salad or a Bean Sprouts and Cucumber Salad. Replace the unhealthy chips with sticks of cucumber to serve alongside Baba Ganoush and Spinach hummus and make the entire dish super healthy.

 Pineapple Cucumber Salad Pineapple Cucumber Salad

Quick snacks are the best type of snacks. A few quick snacks that can be made with cucumber are the unique Rice and Cucumber Pancakes, Cucumber Pachadi and Cool Cucumber. All these take very less time to prepare and are delicious in their own way.

Rice and Cucumber PancakesRice and Cucumber Pancakes

Innovative Cucumber Snacks

Who knew you could turn cucumber into a soup? Cold Cucumber Soup is as refreshing as the vegetable itself and is the perfect soup for a hot summer day.

A really easy, yet new, way of using the leftover paneer is to make a Paneer, Cucumber and Dill toast. This toast is made simply by combining the ingredients together and serving it on a warm toast.

Paneer, Cucumber and Dill ToastPaneer, Cucumber and Dill Toast

12 Reasons to Eat Cucumber

1. Promotes Weight Loss – With just 16 calories and zero fat from a cup of cucumber, it certainly qualifies for a weight watcher’s diet. 

2. Flushes Out Toxins – With that high water content, cucumber act a s broom for our system to sweep out harmful toxins from our body. 

3. Build Immunity – Being a good source of vitamin C (8.75 mg / cup) it strengthens your immune system to keep virus and bacteria away. 

 Cool Cucumber Cool Cucumber

Click here for more Benefits of Cucumber

Enjoy our Cucumber Recipes. Indian Cucumber Recipes below.



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Sautéed in just a teaspoon of oil, this elegant salad is an excellent source of calcium thanks to the combination of paneer, broccoli and bean sprouts. The Stir-fried Broccoli, Baby Corn and Bean Sprouts Salad is like a booster dose for your bones! Onion seeds adds an Indian touch to this nutritious ....
baba ganoush recipe | roasted Indian eggplant dip | baba ganoush Lebanese recipe | with images. baba ganoush is a Middle Eastern style creamy dip most enjoyed for its flavour and texture. L ....
carrot cucumber and rajma Salad in mint dressing recipe | vegetable salad with mint and lemon dressing | healthy weight loss vegetable salad | healthy Indian salad recipe for weight loss | wit ....
parsley paneer dip | healthy paneer parsley dip | paneer dip with herbs | cottage cheese dip with parsley | with 12 amazing photos. When you are looking for a healthy dip, this
spinach hummus recipe | healthy Indian style spinach hummus | palak hummus for kids tiffins | with 19 amazing images. spinach hummus is a quick healthy Indian style spin ....
Banana and cucumber salad is a unique combo made up in kachumber style! sweet bananas and crunchy cucumbers are a very compatible twosome when prepared just right, with a texture boost from peanuts and coconut and a flavour boost from green chillies and lemon juice. Serve chilled.
Cucumber, Capsicum and Celery Salad, is a delightful combination of fresh vegetables, fruits and curds which makes this salad hard to resist. The low-fat curd dressing is delicately flavoured with basil and mustard powder. The fruits, vegetables and low-fat curds have few calories, but contains a lo ....
Juicy cucumber with semolina and nutty soya flour, bring them all together and you have a fantastic pancake that is sure to make your day! these sumptuous cucumber soya pancakes are simply flavoured with green chillies and coriander. Cucumber also possesses antioxidants and anti-inflammatory propert ....
mini jowar pancakes recipe | healthy jowar pancake | sorghum flour pancake | jowar flour snack recipe | with step by step images. mini jowar pancakes is a health ....
Steamed chinese rice tastes delicious when served along with a creamy vegetable sauce made of assorted veggies cooked in a milk and corn flour mixture. Keep the sauces and rice separate and pour the hot sauce on a serving of steaming hot rice just before eating. If you’re in the mood for a one-dish ....
French bread meets desi spice in this innovative Paneer Tikka Sub Sandwich. Here, French bread is layered with luscious mayonnaise, cheese and veggies along with a tongue-tickling paneer tikka filling. The juiciness of the veggies, the unbeatable taste of cheese, the spiky flavour of the sauces ....
A simple salad made with ingredients that are usually handy in every kitchen. The dressing is what makes this salad so special. Its simple refreshing flavours complement those of the salad ingredients (i. e. The tomato, lettuce, cucumber and cheese) perfectly. What i usually do is make a large quant ....
What’s new about tossing together veggies like capsicum, cabbage and tomatoes into a salad? Well, it’s the dressing that makes this salad the latest blockbuster in town! A medley of colourful veggies is tossed together with a zesty dressing that features grated apple, lemon juice and herbs. The d ....
These instant pancakes require no advance preparations. Just whip them up in time for a quick breakfast or tuck them into your child’s tiffin box. Besan and potatoes act as binding agents and ensure the pancakes are of the right texture.
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