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|Cucumbers with Yogurt
2 large cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced
1/4 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
1 cup (1/2 pt.) of plain yogurt
1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon of ground coriander
1 tablespoon of lemon or lime juice
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of salt
Layer cucumber slices in shallow, flat pan and salt lightly. Cover with plastic film and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or longer.
Drain off liquid from cucumbers.
In a medium bowl, blend pepper, yogurt, cumin, coriander and lemon juice. Add cucumbers and 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of salt, toss well. Serve as an accompaniment to curries, roasted meats, fish or chicken. Makes 3 cups