Healthy Yummy Cucumber Salad For Sore Throats, Body Heatiness…

A yummy, healthy salad dish that helps relieves sore throats and body heatiness

 

Good evening, dear friends 😀

I remember when I was a kid, it was very common for everyone I know to just eat a chunk of unpeeled cucumber with a little salt every time we have a sore throat. Sometimes, we even eat that as a snack in between meals. Cucumbers were very cheap and was used as a simple remedy to counter body heatiness. I hardly developed any sore throat when I was a kid, even though my family seldom had cooling herbal drinks. 😉

Two days ago, I did a little “testing” on my 2 daughters who were down with sore throats :omg2: – I told them that :thinking when I was young, it was a very common practice to eat raw cucumbers with a little salt often to prevent heatiness and sore throat. So, I came up with a cucumber salad that I prepared for them for dinner. They liked the salad very much and each had a large portion of it.

By the next morning, one daughter’s sore throat was completely gone and the other daughter’s throat was less painful – confirmation that my cucumber salad”experiment” worked.  :vh:

Here is the easy and delicious recipe, it’s sweet and tangy and most importantly, healthy, too  ===>

Yummy Salad to counter sore throats and for good health

Ingredients :-

3 large or 4 medium cucumbers (skin on, deseeded)
6 large tomatoes
1 large red or yellow onion
1 bell pepper

1 canned whole kernel corn (optional), water drained
1 small bunch coriander leaves – chopped
1 small bunch spring onion – chopped

3 tablespoons honey
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (more is better as this is healthy oil)
salt and black pepper to taste
juice of 2 lemons (can use lime, too)
zest of a lemon

Optional – a handful of Daun Pegaga/Centella Asiatica, which is also known as a “One Herb Pharmacy”

Method –

Just cut or dice and then mix everything above together and let stand for 1 hour in the fridge. Then eat like a salad. It is very appetising and it’s good for health. The honey soothes the throat, while the fresh vegetables have lots of vitamins and the lemon juice/zest has Vitamin C. The olive oil is good for health, too.

All ingredients above can be adjusted to your preference, but do make sure that the cucumbers are the “main star.” 💡

I made a big bowl of the salad and we had it the following day also. :vh:

Sometimes, I make this as a salad accompaniment for any Western food that I cook as it’s so easy to prepare and delicious to eat. Hope you like this  salad, too!

With best wishes,

choesf 😀

 

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