I just love homemade Nepalese food and Manju makes some really awesome simple dishes that are easy to replicate in any kitchen. Here is a really easy salad which has a spicy, tangy, roasted sesame dressing.
Manju’s Nepalese Roasted Sesame Salad
1 large cucumber, chopped
2 plum tomatoes, chopped
1 onion, chopped
4 tbsp. sesame seeds, roasted and ground to a paste with a little water
½ bunch cilantro, chopped
1 lemon, juiced
2 green chilies, chopped (optional)
1 tsp. chili powder (optional)
Salt to taste
- Combine all the chopped vegetables in a large salad bowl.
- Add the green chilies, cilantro, red chili powder and salt.
- Add lemon juice and ground sesame paste.
- Mix everything very well and serve immediately.