We have all been thru situations where we have either ended up with wilted lettuce or cilantro and really want to and it seems criminal to trash and waste OR let the cilantro out on the counter too long and it just looks dead…in either situation, this tip is really handy and simple."How to Crisp up Wilted Greens – Tuesday Tip"
Dosakai is strange! Why would we say that? Well, it is classified as a fruit but eaten and cooked like a vegetable! It is known as a Yellow Indian Cucumber – don’t think it looks or tastes like a cucumber! Yes, when we said strange, we meant strange. This Yellow Indian Cucumber is used in pickle, Curries, Daals, alongside Meats and Seafood. It has a tangy and a tart-ish flavor that makes it perfect for…"Dosakai Pickle"
Cucumber and Mint both spell “Summer”, “Refreshing”, “Cool”! This wonderful Cold Soup is a great alternative to the warm, hot soup that we are more familiar with. Try this awesome, simple yet cool soup over the summer for a party or better yet, a barbecue! For garnish add a sprig of fresh Mint and a slice of Cucumber and enjoy!"Cool Mint Cucumber Soup"
This is a great yogurt dish, very soothing and cooling….especially for the times when you are finding your meal too spicy and you need something to counter it!!!!"Cucumber Raita – Spicy Yogurt Condiment How-to video"
Raita or Raitas are an essential part of an Indian meal. A simple Dahi/Yogurt/Curd is spiced up with some spices and sometimes there are fruits and vegetables added in to make it more exciting. In this recipe, we add in some grated Cucumber that provides a great crunch, and also cools the palate from an otherwise spicy meal. Cucumber is also known to cool the body temperature hence making this raita a perfect one to…"Kheere ka Raita (Yogurt with Cucumber)"