Saturday, February 2, 2013

Salata (Salad)

The Afghan salad, "Sa-laa-ta", is a simple combination of fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, and fresh mint chopped into small pieces. Add some salt and mix well. The tradifional Afghan salad makes a delicious supplement to the food. Afghan salad is eaten with the food not before or after the meal.


  • 2-3 tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • 1 red onion (finely chopped)
  • 5-10 sprigs of fresh mint  (finely chopped)
  • 1 cucumber (peeled and  finely chopped)
  • Juice of 1 lemon (optional)
  • Salt (to taste)


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