Monday, September 29, 2008

Garden-Fresh Salad

My patio vegetable patch has been yielding some lovely cucumbers and plum tomatoes this week. These are great for snacking, but I occasionally toss them into a bowl for a salad. The salad here is a simple salad, but it packs a great punch when accompanied with a nice heavy desi-style lunch. Alternately pair it with Spicy Paneer-Filled Rolls or a Pilaf for a complete meal!

2 small cucumbers, peeled and quartered
1 cup yellow plum tomatoes
1/2 cup baby carrots
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp cumin, roasted and crushed
Pinch of crushed black pepper
Salt, to taste


  1. Toss all the vegetables in a large mixing bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the salt, black pepper, cumin into the lemon juice.
  3. Pour over the vegetables so as to coat them evenly.

This Garden-Fresh Salad goes to WYF Soups/Starters/Salad hosted by Easy Crafts. It also goes to Grow Your Own # 17 hosted this fortnight by Denise at Chez Us.

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  1. This one looks really very fresh and inviting..thanks for the entry

  2. Nice to see the "fruit of your garden", pun unintended.:)
    Somehow, anything cooked with what you grow always tastes sweeter.
    Hope your hand id much better now.

  3. having a garden has a lot of advtges and eating fresh is one among them. great salad!

  4. This looks so light and flavorful, a great snack. Your tomatoes are such a pretty color!


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