An Afghan salad prepared with tomato, cucumber, onion and many additional ingredients

Afghan salad is a salad in Afghan cuisine that is prepared with the primary ingredients of diced tomato, cucumber, onion, carrot, cilantro, mint and lime or sometimes lemon juice.[1][2][3] Salt and pepper may be used to season the dish.[1] Additional ingredients may be used, such as bell peppers,[2][4] parsley,[3] radish[4] and herbs,[5] among others.

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  1. ^ a b Pazira, N. (2010). A Bed of Red Flowers: In Search of My Afghanistan. Random House of Canada. p. 399. ISBN 978-0-307-37086-0. Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Afghan+salad" "Theater Week". Volume 6, Issues 13-25. That New Magazine, Incorporated. 1991. p. 48. An Afghan Salad is made of equal quantities of carefully diced crunchy cucumbers, tomatoes, and green peppers in a feathery yogurt dressing, served on three clipped romaine leaves.
  3. ^ a b Cook, Karla (December 14, 2012). "A Review of Afghan Kabob Fusion, in Franklin Park". The New York Times. Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  4. ^ a b Brenner, Leslie (August 31, 2012). "Restaurant review: At Nora, Afghani specialties are dished up with warmth, spice and flair". Dallas Morning News. Archived from the original on March 5, 2016. Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  5. ^ Starkey, Joanne (May 18, 2012). "A Review of Choopan Grill, in Hicksville". The New York Times. Retrieved December 3, 2015.