Cucumber is a low calorie food, great for weight loss.
On a weight loss diet, our mind is naturally wired to avoid heavy meals; especially for dinner. Salad is what always comes to our mind when we want to go easy on our stomach. Usually comprising raw vegetables and fruits, salad is the perfect meal to have when we are watching our weighing scale. There's no limit to the extent you can experiment with salad. Toss in any foods of your choice or add spices that you like, and you have a hearty meal for yourself. But, many people think of salad as a relatively boring meal, which is just for dieters. This cucumber salad will break all those notions as it presents a great dish that will give your creamy pasta a strong competition.
Have you ever wondered why cucumber is picked for almost every salad in the world? It is simply the best food to eat raw. It is low in calories, has high water content, and is superbly fresh in taste. It adds that noticeable crunch to our salad and goes with almost every other food in the bowl.
This cucumber salad recipe by noted food vlogger Manjula Jain is not your usual bland salad. It is creamy, just like regular pasta, yet healthy too. Cashew paste is used as a dressing for this salad, and fennel seeds as one of the spices used, injects a unique flavour to the salad. This recipe posted on YouTube channel 'Manjula's Kitchen' is just what you need to fix yourself a yummy meal when you want to lose weight but don't want to compromise on taste.
Watch recipe video of creamy cucumber salad:
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