Shirazi salad

simple and bright Persian cucumber and tomato salad

prep: 5'
4-6

This salad is the city of Shiraz’s most famous dish. Known as the cultural capital of Iran, Shiraz is famous for its stunning gardens and beautiful women. There is a saying in Iran: If a single man travels to Shiraz, he will return married.

ingredients

  • 3 cucumbers, roughly chopped
  • 5 tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1 red onion, roughly chopped
  • 2g (1 tbsp) dried mint
  • 2 limes
  • salt and pepper

preparation

  • place the cucumber, onion and tomatoes in a large bowl
  • add the juice of both limes
  • add the dried mint, salt and pepper and mix well
  • best served with spiced rice

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