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Quick Indian Cucumber, Tomato Salad

Quick Indian Cucumber, Tomato Salad


  • cucumbers, peeled and chopped in small pieces – do not have to peel if using english cucumbers or the ones with tender peel
  • tomatoes, chopped into little pieces
  • some onion, very finely chopped
  • hot green chili pepper, very thinly sliced (remove membrane and seeds if you do not want the spice)
  • salt to taste
  • a small pinch of sugar
  • a pinch of cumin, slightly crushed
  • freshly squeezed juice of lime/lemon
  • a couple of tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint or fresh green cilantro/coriander
  • a tiny drizzle of pure mustard oil (optional – this adds a beautiful flavor but only for the ones who are familiar with the flavor of mustard oil and likes it. you can skip this without missing anything is you do not have the oil)