For a tasty and crunchy cucumber salad. the following ingredients are needed.
- 7 whole green cucumber
- 9 pods garlic cut to small sizes
- 5 whole onions cut to small sizes
- ½ cup oil
- ¼ cup roasted sesame seeds
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 tbs sugar
- 1½ tbs vinegar
Steps to cook
Cut 1½ inches pieces along the length of cucumber. Cut the circular pieces so obtained in half. Remove the seeds gently. cut the halves into thick pieces. Place in sun for half-day. If no sun. air dry in an air-conditioned room.
Place cucumber in a bowl. Add salt and marinate for 1½ hours. Then. squeeze out all the water. Place in a muslin cloth and squeeze out remaining water. Rub with the cloth to ensure cucumber is dry.
Now add vinegar and sugar and marinate for an hour. Cook oil. Fry garlic till golden. Remove. Fry onion till golden. Add the garlic and onion to cucumber. Sprinkle roasted sesame seeds. Pour some cooked oil. Adjust salt and sugar to taste. The result is a crunchy cucumber salad which vegetarians can enjoy. The procedure can be repeated with white radish.