How to make Mango, Cucumber and Rice Salad -

A delicious summery salad – must make during mango season.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Ripe mangoes (पके हुए आम), Cucumbers (खीरे)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Salads

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Mango, Cucumber and Rice Salad

Mango, Cucumber and Rice Salad Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Mango, Cucumber and Rice Salad Recipe

  • Ripe mangoes 2 medium

  • Cucumbers peeled 2 medium

  • Basmati rice 1 cup

  • Spring onion greens and whites 1 tablespoon

  • Sesame oil (til oil) 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh red chillies 2-3

  • White sesame seeds 1 teaspoon + for sprinkling

  • Ginger grated 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander sprigs 3-4

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Rice wine vinegar 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar a pinch


Step 1

Peel mangoes and cut into cubes. Transfer into a bowl

Step 2

Roughly chop cucumbers and add to the same bowl.

Step 3

Add spring onion and mix well.

Step 4

Finely chop chillies

Step 5

To make dressing, heat sesame oil in a non-stick pan, add sesame seeds, chillies and ginger and sauté.

Step 6

Add rice and some grated ginger to the bowl.

Step 7

Roughly chop coriander and add to the bowl along with salt, lemon juice, vinegar, sugar and mix well. Pour tempering over the rice and mix well.

Step 8

Serve immediately garnished with coriander and red chillies and sprinkle sesame seeds.

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