7 Must-Try Cucumber Salads from Around the World

Sep 13, 2023, 08:02 PM IST

7 Must-Try Cucumber Salads from Around the World

Trisha Pathak

Mizeria, Poland

Mizeria is made by cutting thin slices of cucumber, seasoning them with salt and pepper and tossing them with sour cream or yoghurt. It is best suited for weight loss diets. Top it with chopped onion, parsley, mint, and lemon juice.

Kachumber Salad, India

Add chopped cucumber, onions, tomatoes, green chillies, and coriander leaves. Then, add lemon juice, salt, pepper and chaat masala for more zing and flavour.

Salata De Castraveti, Romania

Thinly slice cucumber and mix them with sliced onions, olive oil, salt, tarragon, and cider vinegar.

Burmese Cucumber Salad, Myanmar

Add thinly sliced cucumbers to finely chopped red shallots and green chillies. Add some fried onions and sesame seeds with a dressing of fruit vinegar.

Sunomono, Japan

Add thinly sliced cucumber to cooked prawns or seaweed. Toss some sesame seeds and dress the salad with a mildly sweet vinegar and soy sauce dressing.

Ajad, Thailand

Add thinly sliced chopped red chillies, sliced shallots and coriander leaves. Then add a dressing made with sugar, rice vinegar, salt and light soy sauce. You can also add peanuts.

Smashed Cucumber Salad, China

Smash fresh cucumber and toss them with minced garlic, salt, soy sauce, chilli, rice vinegar, sugar and sesame oil.