Fresh Coriander & Cucumber Salad

By shahdan • September 13, 2015

4 servings
30 min
Fresh Coriander & Cucumber Salad

Serve and enjoy this salad with CairoCooking’s Asian dishes. With super simple ingredients, this salad is easy, light and refreshing! Fresh coriander adds a unique flavour and aroma, while the cucumber shaves add the sophisticated look!



  • 1 medium iceberg lettuce (chopped) - كابوتشا
  • 2 medium carrots - جزر
  • 4 large cucumber (unpeeled) - خيار
  • 1/2 bunch coriander - كزبرة
  • 1 red chili pepper (optional) - فلفل أحمر حار
  • 2 tablespoon lime (lime juice) - ليمون بلدي
  • 3 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil - زيت الزيتون بكر
  • 1 large garlic clove (crushed) - فص ثوم
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ginger (freshly grated) - جنزبيل
  • 1 teaspoon honey - عسل
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt - ملح
  • 1 pinch black pepper - فلفل أسود

Step by step

  1. To prepare the salad, scatter the chopped iceberg lettuce on a flat serving plate.
  2. Slice the carrots into thin sticks and add on top. You may also grate them.
  3. Next, use a cucumber peeler to slice the cucumber into long shaves. Arrange the cucumber shaves on top of the lettuce and carrots.
  4. Scatter fresh coriander leaves on top of the salad and add some chopped red chili pepper if using any.
  5. In a jar, combine all the dressing ingredients together, and shake well before you pour it on the salad.


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