Acar Timun

Din & my kids love their salads & vegetables. I knew this Acar Timun was going to be a hit when I made it along with Nasi Dhal & Kormak Kambing. Din had three full servings until he quote, "felt like bursting". Not sure if that was a good thing!


  • 1 cucumber, washed & cubed. Soak for 5 minutes in ice water & drained
  • 1 ripe large tomato, cubed
  • 1 large red onion, skin peeled & diced
  • 1 red chillies, deseeded & sliced
  • 1 green chillies, deseeded & sliced
  • 5 birds' eye chillies, chopped
  • 2 stalks of cilantro, chopped
  • 2 handful of mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 heaped tsp sugar

  1. Place all the ingredients into a large bowl.
  2. Toss everything around for a good minute.
  3. Serve immediately in a salad bowl.