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Cucumber-Mint Subzi Recipe

Cucumber-Mint Subzi is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 21 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 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 Cucumber-Mint Subzi:

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


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