Cold Cucumber Soup

This refreshing soup is perfect for our Indian summers. It is super easy to make and perfect for a light lunch with a salad, but can also be served as a side dish or an appetiser. It works for people on a gluten-free and low carb diet as well.


  • Serves 6
  • 2 Cucumbers, Peeled and Sliced
  • 1 Onion, Minced
  • 1 Clove Garlic, Minced
  • 2 Cups Curd/Dahi
  • 1/4 Tsp Jeera/Cumin, Powdered
  • Juice of 1/2 a Lime
  • 2 Tsp Fresh Dill, Chopped (if available)
  • Salt to Taste


Prep: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes

  1. If you have time, salt cucumbers and lay them on a paper towel to sweat and release moisture for about 15 minutes. Then rinse them out. If you are short on time, you could add the cucumbers in the food processor right away.
  2. Once done, blend all the ingredients in a food processor until smooth.
  3. Check the seasoning and add salt if needed.
  4. Refrigerate and chill for an hour before serving.


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