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Cucumber

Often pickled or used in salads and curries, cucumers are a familiar ingredient in Asia

Thought to have originated in India, cucumbers are a familiar ingredient throughout Asia. Cucumbers can be pickled or used in salads, curries, or as a garnish.

Thinner and with smaller seeds than Western cucumbers, Japanese cucumbers are popular in sunomono (vinegared salad) and also as a pickled dish.

Languages
  • Japanese
    kyuri
  • Chinese
    cha gwa
  • Malaysian
    timun
  • Indian
    kakda
  • Indonesian
    ketimun
  • Thai
    taeng kan

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