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Tomato, Scallion and Cilantro Salad

Known as "cachumbar," this salad relish is most commonly served with Indian curries.  There are many versions; this one will leave your mouth feeling cool and fresh after a spicy meal.


3  ripe tomatoes

2  scallions, chopped

 teaspoon sugar

3  tablespoons chopped cilantro



1. Remove the tough cores from the tomatoes with a small sharp knife.

2. Halve the tomatoes, remove the seeds and dice the flesh.

3. Combine the tomatoes with the scallions, sugar, chopped cilantro and salt.     Serve at room temperature.

Serves 4