Sprinkle the salt over the cucumber chunks and set aside for 1 hour. Drain well.
Melt the butter over medium heat in a heavy-bottomed pot, add the garlic and onion, and sauté until they are soft and fragrant. Add the cucumber pieces, caraway seeds, paprika, and dill. Cook over low heat for 1 hour, stirring occasionally as the cucumber pieces break up. Remove from heat, thoroughly stir i