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Spicy Cucumber Tomato and Cilantro Salad

Shilpa
This salad is delicious, crunchy and super healthy. Really quick to put together.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cucumber (2 cups diced into 0.5 inch pieces)
  • 1 tomato (1 cup diced into 0.5 inch pieces)
  • 1/2 bell pepper (any color) (1 cup diced into 0.5 inch pieces)
  • 13 baby carrots (1 cup diced into 0.5 inch pieces)
  • 1/2 onion (white) (1 cup finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves (fresh and finely chopped)
  • 2 Serrano peppers, small (1/2 tbsp finely chopped) (hari mirch)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice (either bottled or juice from a fresh lemon)

Instructions
 

Prep

  • Dice the cucumber, tomato, and bell pepper into 1/2 inch pieces or smaller.
  • Finely chop the onions, cilantro, and Serrano peppers.

Mix and Serve

  • Layer and mix all the chopped vegetables well in a serving bowl. Store the mixed salad in the refrigerator until serving.
  • When you are about to serve, add salt, pepper and lemon juice. Mix well and serve.

Notes

On a scale of 1 to 5 in terms of spice levels, I would place it at 2.5. You can add or reduce the amount of Serrano peppers as per your heat tolerance.