• Herbed Cucumber Slices Recipe for Low Calories

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    Cucumbers are the fourth most cultivated vegetable in the world and known to be one of the best foods for your body's overall health. And here is one of the recipe that you will love.

     

    Cucumber is usually used to make salads and raitas but in this recipe feature, the Chef uses this low calorie vegetable along with some flavored Lebanese hummus to make a healthy snack. Try this innovative recipe, to treat your family to a delicious and yet healthy snack.

    cucumber slices

    Ingredients
    1 cup thickly sliced unpeeled cucumber (approx. 20 slices)
    1 small red capsicum
    1/4 tsp oil for greasing
    1 cup cooked chickpeas
    2 tsp crushed garlic (lehsun)
    freshly ground black peppercorns (kalimirch) to taste
    1 tbsp olive oil
    1 tbsp thyme
    1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
    salt to taste

    For The Garnish
    A few sprigs of parsley


    Method

    • Apply 1/4 tsp of oil evenly over the red capsicum. Pierce it with a fork and roast it over an open medium flame till it turns black in colour from all the sides.
    • Immerse it in water and remove the skin, stem and seeds and cut into thin strips. Keep aside for the garnish.
    • Combine all the ingredients, except the cucumber slices and blend in a mixer to a smooth mixture using little water till smooth.
    • Arrange the cucumber slices on a flat dry surface and top each cucumber slice with little topping mixture.
    • Serve immediately garnished with red capsicum strips and parsley sprigs.

    Enjoy!

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