Cucumber Borani Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Cucumber1 Large, peeled, deseeded
 Onion1 Small, sliced
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), mashed
 Chopped mint1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Plain yogurt8 Ounce

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 121 Calories from Fat 34

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.1%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 14.7 mg

Sodium 58.4 mg2.4%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.8%

Sugars 10.4 g

Protein 6 g11.6%

Vitamin A 6.5% Vitamin C 17.5%

Calcium 18.3% Iron 4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Season cucumber with salt in bowl.
Allow to stand 5 minutes.
Drain liquid.
Add onion, garlic, mint, yogurt and lemon juice; toss.
Arrange on lettuce in salad bowls; garnish with walnuts.