Carrot And Cucumber Salad With Spiced Mustard Dressing Recipe

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INGREDIENTS

• 4 tablespoons plain yogurt

• 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted and ground

• 2 teaspoons cumin seeds, toasted and ground

• ½ pound cucumbers, peeled seeded and diced

• ½ pound carrot, grated

• Salt to taste

• 2 teaspoons mustard oil

• ½ teaspoon mustard seeds

• ½ teaspoon nigella seeds

• 1 green cayenne chile, slit lengthwise and seeded

• ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

• ¼ teaspoon turmeric

• 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

• 2 tablespoons mint leaves, minced

Note: SERVES 2

METHOD

In a small bowl add the yogurt, sesame and cumin and mix well to make a smooth paste. Add the cucumber, carrot and salt. Set aside.
Heat the oil in as small skillet over medium heat. Add the mustard, nigella, and chile and cook for about a minute, stirring until the spices are aromatic. Add the cayenne and turmeric. Stir and pour the flavored oil over the cucumbers; toss gently.
Add the lemon juice and chill.
Serve cold topped with mint leaves.

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