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Cucumber-Mint Subzi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 2 - medium-sized cucumbers, cut into a small dice
  • 1 tbsp - Canola Oil
  • 1 sprig - curry leaves, separated
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 2 - green chillies, slit down the middle
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp - mint, cut into shreds
  • 2 tbsp - Coconut shreds

How to Make

  • Heat the oil.
  • Add the mustard seeds and when they sputter, add the curry leaves and green chillies.
  • Within seconds, add the turmeric and then the cucumber pieces. Stir well to coat thoroughly with the oil.
  • Add salt.
  • Allow the cucumber to cook for about 15-20 minutes over a medium flame, stirring occasionally.
  • Once the cucumber is tender, add more salt if needed and turn off the heat.
  • Sprinkle with the fresh mint and coconut.