Cucumber Jalepanos lime salsa


Cucumber Salsa final


A refreshing salsa of cool cucumber, bell peppers, onion along with lemon flavour and jalapeno. Some may feel jalopeno to be hot and few like to light your mouth on fire. So if you find yourself with a dud, just add some red pepper flakes to the desired level of hotness.

This dip can be served with any flavoured rice dish (mexican) or topped on baked potatoes or with tortilla chips.

Yields-2-3 servings
Preparation time-15 minutes


  • Deseeded/finey chopped cucumber- 1cup (approx. 1medium)
  • Deseeded finely chopped bell peppers/capsicum-1medium (i used 1/2green and 1/2red)
  • Finely chopped onion-1medium
  • Jalepeno pepper deseeded and chopped-1small
  • Thick greek yogurt-1/2cup
  • Minced garlic cloves-2
  • Cumin-1/4tsp
  • Lime juice-1-2tbsp
  • Lime zest-1tsp
  • Salt- to taste
  • Olive oil-1tbsp
  • Minced cilantro-2tbsp


  • In a large bowl ccombine all the ingredients. Refrigerate for at least for 1-2hours before serving.


  • Sour cream can be used alternatively to greek yogurt.
  • Spices can be altered as per the taste.

About Chitra Jagadish

My passion is Cooking & love exploring healthy recipes. This blog is all about sharing 'Recipes for Healthy living', which are my experiments at home.

Posted on October 30, 2014, in Dips, Dips, Indian, International. Bookmark the permalink. 26 Comments.

  1. I love that salsa with the rice dish, it looks so fresh and delicious. Cucumber and lime are a beautiful combination.

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  2. Wow.. Love salsa. drooling here πŸ™‚

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  3. Looks really delicious, Chitra πŸ™‚

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  4. Reblogged this on Chef Ceaser.


  5. I am definitely trying this!

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  6. This looks so refreshing and delicious! I love salsas with cucumber, and i love cucumber dips and here you have both together!

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  7. wow this sounds amazing! what nice great combo of flavors


  8. That sounds so lovely and refreshing! Great recipe!


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