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10 Cucumber Recipes You Must Try

One of the most hydrating veggies on the planet, cucumber is close to 90% water. Not only is it best eaten when raw but tastes delicious when wrapped in sandwiches, pickled, tossed in hearty salads, made into summer coolers or comforting soups. One of the most significant features of this refreshing veggie is the fact that it is loaded with beauty and health benefiting properties. Here is the 10 best recipes for cooking with cucumber.


Cucumber and Peanut Salad

Cucumber and Peanut salad Recipe - Also known as 'Kakdi Chi Kochimbri'. A cooling cucumber salad with the crunch of peanuts. This recipe was shared by Tara Deshpande in the gourmet session at The Imperial, New Delhi. The recipe is a part of her book 'A Sense for Spice'.

Malabar Cucumber Relish with Peanuts

Malabar Cucumber Relish with Peanuts Recipe - Cucumber slices are stirred in a syrupy paste of black peppercorns, fennel seeds and chili, sprinkled with a mixture of crunchy peanut crumble.

Chilled Cucumber Soup

Chilled Cucumber Soup Recipe - A cold soup perfect for the summer. Chilled soup with the added goodness of yogurt topped with Parmesan coated croutons. (just when you thought soups could only be pipping hot, how about a chilling treat?)

Khire ke Pakode

Khire ke Pakode Recipe - Crisp and crunchy pakodas made with cucumbers dipped in a batter made of singhare ka atta. A delicacy during Navratra fasting.

Virgin Cucumber Cooler

Virgin Cucumber Cooler Recipe - Use the favourite summer veggie to make a refreshing mocktail. The citrus note of lemon combined with the frizz of soda give it a delightful spin. Serve garnished with mint.


Pulissery Recipe - Pulissery is an authentic Kerala recipe made with buttermilk and cucumber. A perfect blend of subtle flavors.

Kapa Maki

Kapa Maki Recipe - Yaki nori rolled with Japanese rice and cucumber, served with ginger, wasabi and soya sauce.

Chilled Cucumber-Prawn Soup

Chilled Cucumber-Prawn Soup Recipe - A chilled soup made with cucumbers, prawns, yogurt and cream. Slurp it up!

Kheere ka Raita

Kheere ka Raita Recipe - A fresh accompaniment without which the an Indian meal seems incomplete!

Khamang Kakdi

Khamang Kakdi Recipe - Khamang kakdi is a Maharashtrian cucumber salad. Tangy and spicy cucumber dressed with cumin and ghee.