Chunky Cucumber Salsa Recipe
Chunky Cucumber Salsa Recipe is a crunchy and refreshing salsa dip recipe perfect for dinner parties. Cucumber chunks tossed with fresh ingredients, onions, jalapenos and garlic, that not only give it the lovely texture but also add to flavour of the salsa.
Chunky Cucumber Salsa Recipe is a refreshing light appetizer for a party, or a game night at home. It also makes a cooling, satiating snack for mid-day or for a kiddie snack box.
Garden fresh flavors and a crunchy texture thanks to the chunky cucumber, this is quick to put together in case you’re catering to sudden guests or a hungry child. Bashing the cucumber with a rolling pin, instead of cutting it neatly them releases its juices and adds to the depth of flavour. The released juice mingles with seasonings and coats the vegetables to enhance the flavour and makes it extremely moreish. If you have access to the green English cucumbers, you can even leave the skins on.
Other recipes that you can try are:
- 3 Cucumbers , washed
- 1 Red onion , diced
- 1 Tomato , cut into chunks
- 2 cloves Garlic , minced
- 2 Pickled Jalapenos , chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns , freshly cracked
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , one bunch, chopped
- Salt , to taste
- Lemon juice , of 2 large limes
- 2-3 Spring Onion Greens , for garnish (optional)
How to make Chunky Cucumber Salsa Recipe
To begin making the Chunky Cucumber Salsa, lay the cucumbers on a flat wooden surface or working space.
Use a rolling pin and bash the cucumber into bite size chunks. Alternatively, use a wooden mortar pestle to roughly break the cucumbers down to chunks.
In a bowl toss together the cucumber chunks, tomato, onion, garlic and coriander leaves.
Add the jalapenos, black pepper, salt, lime juice and toss again.
Garnish with spring onion leaves. Chill for half an hour and then serve.
Giving up a lucrative career tinkering with Analytical equipments, Madhuli Ajay chose to tinker in her Food lab- developing new recipes & satisfying her culinary travel cravings. She has been sharing heirloom recipes on her blog 'My Foodcourt' for the past 9 yrs. Madhuli bakes to feed her soul. Testing recipes & photographing food for a cookbook, has fuelled her food photography passion. Based in the gorgeous 'Wine Capital' of India Nashik, Madhuli also loves spending time in her little kitchen garden.