Friday, May 18, 2007

Tomato salad

4 large tomatoes, sliced
2 tbsp cucumber, chopped
? tbsp cumin seeds
? tbsp fennel seeds
1 tbsp dried hot chilli powder
1 tbsp lime juice
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp salt
1 tbsp pepper

Arrange tomato slices on a platter and sprinkle with
lime juice.Warm the oil in a small pot over moderate heat.
Add cumin seeds, fennel seeds and chilli powder and fry
for 30 seconds. Remove from heat and cool. Add the cucumber
and mix well. Spoon in the seasoned oil over the tomatoes.
Season with salt and pepper and serve.
The longer you let the dressing sit, the more the flavour
will intensify.