Sunday, 29 November 2015

Methi Cucumber Salad

Methi Cucumber Salad 







Another healthy and quick salad. One of my South Indian friend she shared this recipe with me. It is a traditional salad and traditionally know as " Methi Ki Pachadi".


Preparation Time : 15 Min

Cooking Time : 5 Min

Ingredients :

  • Methi (fenugreek) Leaves finely chopped- 1 cup 
  • Grated Carrot - 1 no.
  • Chopped Cucumber 1 no.
  • Onion Chopped 1 no.
  • Roasted Peanut 2 Table Spoons
  • Lemon Juice - 1 Tea spoon
  • Lemon Zest 
  • Sugar - 1 tea spoon
  • Salt according to taste
Tadaka : 
  • Oil - 1 Table spoon
  • Rai (mustard seed) - 1/2 tea spoon
  • Hing (asafoetida) - 1 Pinch
  • Chopped Green chilly
Recipe Video : 



Procedure : 


Wash methi leaves nicely and chop it finely. Coarsely grind the roasted peanuts. In a bowl add chopped methi leaves, grated carrot, chopped onion, chopped cucumber, Coarsely ground roasted peanut, lemon juice, Lemon zest,sugar and salt .






For tadaka heat the oil in small kadai add mustard seeds, when it splutter add asafoetida and chopped chilly. Pour this tadaka on the salad mixture and mix it.


Fresh Methi and cucumber salad is ready.



Tip : If you want you can add this to curd and it will be served as yummy methi raitha..... 

Methi Cucumber Salad