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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Cucumber with Sesame Seeds and...

(Susamli Salatalik)

<br /> Cucumber with Sesame Seeds and...
Cut the ends of cucumber. Cut in half along the length. Discard the seeds using the tip of teaspoon. Sprinkle some salt and sugar all over. Chill it out in the fridge to make them crispy for about an hour.

Sprinkle some roasted sesame seeds and serve as a breakfast or an appetizer:)

Cucumber with Molasses

Cucumber with Molasses
Rinse the fresh and tender cucumbers. Cut off the ends, then cut in half along the length. Place on a serving plate and serve with molasses on the side in a little bowl. Dunk them into the molasses have as a breakfast or an appetizer:)

Grape Molasses
Grape Molasses is a good source of energy and carbohydrates because of its high sugar content. It is ideal for daily doses of calcium, iron, potassium and magnesium. Plus, it contains lots of minerals.

You can purchase Tahini (Tahin) and Grape Molasses (Pekmez) from Turkish or Middle Eastern Grocery Stores or online at

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At 6:08 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nice but how much sugar and salt?

At 11:21 AM, Blogger Binnur said...

pinch of salt and sugar:)

At 5:14 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

In my country people eat pickled cucumbers dunked in honey :)

At 10:16 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Sounds good, love the combination, thanks:)


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