How to make Scandinavian Cucumber And Dill Salad -

Thinly sliced cucumbers mixed with fresh dill and sour cream.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Salads.

Main Ingredients : Cucumber (खीरा), Dill leaves

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Salads

Scandinavian Cucumber And Dill Salad

Scandinavian Cucumber And Dill Salad Recipe Card


Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : Cooking Time

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sour

Ingredients for Scandinavian Cucumber And Dill Salad Recipe

  • Cucumber 4 medium

  • Dill leaves chopped 4 sprigs

  • Salt to taste

  • Sour cream 4 tablespoons

  • Black peppercorns ground 6-8

  • Spring onion greens chopped 2 stalks


Step 1

Slice the cucumbers as thinly as possible, preferably in a food processor or with a slicer. Place the slices in layers in a colander set over a plate to catch the juices. Sprinkle each layer evenly, but not too heavily, with salt.

Step 2

Leave the cucumber to drain for up to two hours, then lay out the slices on a clean kitchen towel and pat them dry. Just before serving, mix the cucumbers with the dill, sour cream and freshly ground peppercorns. Serve immediately, garnished with spring onion greens.

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