Cucumber And Yogurt Salad

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First the cucumber slices are "cured " for half an hour in garlic paste and salt. Then they 're sprinkled with dried mint, and combined woth yogurt.

INGREDIENTS (for 7 servings):


  • Peel, quarter lengthwise, and seed cucumbers. Slice thinly. Mix together with garlic. Layer cucumber slices in a salad bowl, sprinkling each layer lightly with salt. Let stand for 30 minutes.
  • Pour off the liquid that has formed, pressing cucumber firmly. Crumble mint over cucumbers.
  • Beat yogurt until smooth; blend in a drizzle of olive oil if desired. Pour over cucumbers. Refrigerate until thoroughly chilled.