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Salad Shirazi, Persian Tomato Cucumber Salad

Posted on 2010-05-06
Salad Shirazi, Persian Tomato Cucumber Salad

Salad Shirazi or Salad e Shirazi is a popular Persian salad and can be served as a side dish with many rice and meat dishes. Salad Shirazi is an easy and healthy salad recipe which is perfect for any occasion.

Yield: Serves 4

  • 3 cups peeled (or unpeeled) and small diced cucumber
  • 2 1/2 cups small diced tomato
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 5-6 tablespoons lemon juice (you can add more)
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 3 tablespoons dried mint
  • salt & black pepper to taste

In a bowl, place the cucumber, tomato and onion. Add the dried mint, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and black pepper. Gently toss together. Taste and adjust seasoning. Serve at room temperature.

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Salad Shirazi, Persian Tomato Cucumber Salad
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Posted by Cooking and Cooking on 2017-11-18
@Marthe, The original recipe is with mint but if you don't liek the mint, you can replace it with a bit of oregano or cilantro.

Posted by Marthe on 2017-11-17
Hello, My husband and I don't like the taste of mint. Which other herbs I could replace it with? Thanks

Posted by Selvi on 2010-05-06
Recipe of iranian salad

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