Whenever I wana try out a recipe from across the border,I start with the easiest of them all-less number of ingredients,nothing too fancy ,nothing too elaborate and so on.So when my turn came to host AWED-Korean,a culinary event started by DK ,I chose a simple recipe.All the ingredients are easily available and there is no need to cook!!Yes,then its got to be a salad!I was a little hesitant to taste this one but after I did I really liked it.It was rather hot that day and this chilled salad was sooo cooling..

The original recipe is from here and I have made a few changes from the original one.I could not get Korean chili powder so used our regular chili powder and decreased the quantity of sugar.

You need:

Cucumber – 1 medium sized,thinly sliced


Dressing:



Rice vinegar -1 teaspoon
Sugar-1 teaspoon
Soy sauce -1/2 a teaspoon
Sesame seeds -1 teaspoon,slightly crushed/powdered
Garlic -1 large pod,minced
Chili powder- 1/2 a teaspoon
Salt to taste.

Put all ingredients for the dressing in a bowl, add cucumber slices, mix.
Check the seasonings and adjust.
Serve cold.

I am also sending this to Neha’s AFAM-Cucumber” an event started by Maheshwari

8 thoughts on “Oh Ee Mu Chim – Cucumber salad,Korean style…”

  1. It seems this dish in China especially in summer it will be more popular ya?hehe,but to make it be a salad may little different le.

  2. pj, i’ve tryed this home…. but i got it in little bit dark brown color….!!! otherwise its good…. dont know to explain its taste, its different!!!! delicious!!!!!

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