Simple Cucumber Salad Recipe with Tomato and Carrots

simple cucumber salad

Simple cucumber salad recipe is the easiest of all salad recipes. Ideally, whenever you make any salad, this recipe can be used as the base for adding your favorite toppings. 

What we will do here, is that we will dice the cucumbers, tomatoes and carrots into small pieces and garnish it with finely chopped coriander leaves. 

The best part about this recipe, is that it is very healthy and it is very easy to make. If you are someone who likes to start the day off with vegetables, here is a very simple way to meet that need.

Here is how you can make this recipe. 

Simple Cucumber Salad Recipe Preparation Steps 

Note: For this recipe preparation, you will need a grater, a knife, and a peeler. 

cutting equipments

1. Take 1 full cucumber, 1½ carrots, 2 tomatoes, 1 greenchilly. Remove the outer skins of cucumber and carrot.

peel cucumber
peel carrot

2. a)  Cut the cucumber into half as shown below

cut cucumber

2.b) Cut each half further into 2 halves. Cut each of those halves further as shown

dicing first half
dicing halfs further

2.c) Dice the cucumber as shown below.

slicing cucumbers
dicing cucumbers

3.a) Cut ½ the carrot into 2 halves.

carrot halves

3.b) Cut each half of the carrot into further halves. Dice the carrots nicely as shown below.

slice carrots
dice carrots

3.c) Grate the remaining carrot using a grater.  

grate carrots
carrot gratings

4. Dice the tomatoes into 2 halves. Cut each half as shown below 

slice tomatoes
dice tomatoes

5. Chop the green chilly into small pieces and spread it evenly over this mix. If you don’t like spicy flavor of green chilly, you can also use pepper powder.

diced greenchilly

6. Cut lemon into 2 halves, squeeze ½ of lemon juice into this mix. Add some salt into the salad and mix it well

squeeze lemon and salt

7. Chop coriander leaves and garnish over this recipe.Your Simple Cucumber salad is ready to be served.

cucumber salad recipe


• Anyone can make this simple basic salad by using cucumber, tomato and carrots.

• I have diced the carrots and also grated them.This is an optional step. If you like grated carrots then just grate them. No need to follow both. 

• If you are looking for other variations of salads you can check the green mango salad and corn-capsicum salad, and pomegranate salad

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