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Cucumber salad
with chillies
"Salade concombre avec piments"  Share 
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  1. 1 continental or Lebanese cucumber
  2. 1 small onion finely sliced
  3. 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  4. 3 chillies red or green (or more to taste)
  5. 1 tablespoon light olive oil
  6. salt and pepper

Please note that all spoonful measures are flush spoonfuls.

Salade Concombre

Cucumber Salad    Recipes from Mauritius


  1. Peel skin off cucumber.
  2. If using a continental cucumber, coarsely grate the fleshy part of the cucumber into a serving dish. Refer to left hand photo above. Avoid grating the centrepart containing the seeds.
  3. If using a Lebanese cucumber, cut into halves lengthwise. Remove seeds in centrepart. Finely slice halves as shown in photo above.
  4. Finely slice chillies and onion. Place in a separate bowl, add 1 tablespoon white vinegar and 1 tablespoon light olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste. Mix well.
  5. Add to the sliced or grated cucumber. Gently mix well together.
  6. Serve as an appetiser with curries.
  7. Enjoy.
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