Crunchy Lime-Drenched Salad

A zing of lime and hint of spice gives life to a simple cucumber and tomato salad from Roopa Gulati
By Roopa Gulati
Crunchy Lime-Drenched Salad
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  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes plus steeping
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • ½ cucumber, diced
  • 3 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 red onion, finely diced
  • 1 juicy lime
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp cracked peppercorns
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 2-3 sprigs mint
  • pinch sugar
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander

Method

1. Tip the cucumber, tomatoes and onion into a big bowl. Combine the lime juice with the cumin, chilli powder, pepper and salt and pour over the salad ingredients. Leave everything to steep for 15 minutes.

2. Strip the leaves from the mint sprigs and thinly shred with a pinch of sugar. Stir into the salad along with the chopped coriander. Toss together and serve with kebabs, grills or curries.

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