Nepalese Roasted Sesame Salad

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

Serves 4 – 6Print This Recipe


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.

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