Cucumber_Gomaae

‘Goma-ae’, the dish of vegetables seasoned with sweet sesame seeds sauce is very popular with my family. Most commonly I use cooked vegetables such as Green Beans, Carrot or Spinach. I recently discovered fresh cucumber is also very tasty with ‘Goma-ae’ sauce.


Makes

4 servings

Ingredients

1 large Continental Cucumber *OR 2 Lebanese Cucumbers
1/2 teaspoon Salt

‘Goma-ae’ Sauce
1 tablespoon Toasted Sesame Seeds *ground
1/2 tablespoon Sugar
1 tablespoon Soy Sauce

Method
  1. Cut Cucumber in quarters lengthways and cut diagonally. Sprinkle Salt and massage, then set aside.
  2. To make ‘Goma-ae’ sauce, toast Sesame Seeds in a sauce pan until golden, then grind until aromatic. Do not over grind! Then add Sugar and Soy Sauce and mix well.
  3. Combine the cucumber and the sauce well and serve immediately.