Minced Green Salad

Salata Khadra Mafrooma

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4–6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey

The Gaza Kitchen

By Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt

Published 2021

  • About

This bright and spicy salad is often served alongside maqlooba or other similar rice dishes. The dedication of the cook is revealed by how finely she chops her vegetables.

Ingredients

  • 3 firm, flavorful tomatoes
  • 4 Middle Eastern cucumbers, or 1 English cucumber, peeled

Method

Finely chop the tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers, and cabbage into equally sized small bits. Toss them together in a bowl. Wash and towel-dry the herbs well, chop to a medium-coarse consistency, and add them to the mix.

Mash the garlic to a paste with a ¼ teaspoon of the salt using a mort