Recipe Maharashtran Cucumber Salad (Koshimbir)

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Ingredients
1 medium cucumber
A handful of roasted peanuts
2-3 tbsps freshly grated coconut
Pinch of asafoetida (optional)
1-2 tsps oil
1 tbsp black mustard seeds
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp hot pepper ( or two finely chopped fresh green chiles)
Lime or lemon juice

Method
  • Dice the cucumber and put into a large bowl
  • Lightly crush the peanuts and set aside
  • Add the coconut to the cucumber, along with the sugar, salt, hot pepper and lime juice, and mix well.
  • In a small frying pan, heat the oil to high and add the pinch of asafoetida. Now add the black mustard mustard seeds and cook until they pop, which should be about 30 seconds. Pour the contents of the pan into the bowl, sprinkle the peanuts over the top and serve.
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Ingredients
1 medium cucumber
A handful of roasted peanuts
2-3 tbsps freshly grated coconut
Pinch of asafoetida (optional)
1-2 tsps oil
1 tbsp black mustard seeds
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp hot pepper ( or two finely chopped fresh green chiles)
Lime or lemon juice

Method
  • Dice the cucumber and put into a large bowl
  • Lightly crush the peanuts and set aside
  • Add the coconut to the cucumber, along with the sugar, salt, hot pepper and lime juice, and mix well.
  • In a small frying pan, heat the oil to high and add the pinch of asafoetida. Now add the black mustard mustard seeds and cook until they pop, which should be about 30 seconds. Pour the contents of the pan into the bowl, sprinkle the peanuts over the top and serve.View attachment 102705
That is making my mouth water! And I have all the ingredients bar the coconut and the peanuts. Will have to sub the peanuts with toasted pine nuts which is a bit of a shame but I don't fancy another trip to A&E 😆

Ordering coconut right now!
 
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