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Cucumber zest recipe

Japleen Kaur

Recipe by Japleen Kaur

Cucumber zest recipe

Cooking Time

5 minutes

Total Time

5 minutes

Ingredients
  • 1 cup (approx. 20 slices) thickly sliced unpeeled cucumber
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • ½ cup hung curd
  • 10 black olives, cut into halves
  • 1-2 tsp chopped garlic
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black peppercorns to taste
  • 1-2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 small tomato chopped
  • A few sprigs of parsley (for garnishing)
  • The cucumber zest recipe is all things healthy and loaded with flavors. Cucumbers have high water content and therefore they keep the body hydrated. Though commonly thought to be a vegetable, cucumber is actually a fruit.

    Cucumber zest recipe
    • Combine hung curd, garlic, thyme, olive oil, pepper, and salt and mix it well.
    • Arrange the cucumber slices on a flat dry surface and top each cucumber slice with little of this mixture.
    • Garnish with thin tomato slices, olive, and parsley.
    • Chill in the refrigerator for around an hour and serve chilled.

    Health benefits

    • It’s high in beneficial nutrients, as well as certain plant compounds and antioxidants that may help treat and even prevent some conditions.
    • Also, cucumbers contain a good amount of water and soluble fiber, making them ideal for promoting hydration and aiding in weight loss.
    • Cucumbers are low in calories but high in water and several important vitamins and minerals. Eating cucumbers with the peel provides the maximum amount of nutrients.
    • Cucumbers also contain antioxidants, including flavonoids and tannins, which prevent the accumulation of harmful free radicals and may reduce the risk of chronic disease.

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    Disclaimer

    Cucumbers are composed of about 96% water, which may increase hydration and help you meet your daily fluid needs. For everyone looking to lose weight, this recipe is a must-try. Thus, please make the Cucumber zest recipe under the guidance of a dietitian/nutritionist.

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