Bread Crumb Salad
Put toasted pieces of bread in large salad bowl. Sprinkle with
sammak water or lemon juice. (Sammak water is prepared
by crushing a tablespoon of seeds and steeping them in half cup o
water for 15 minutes. Work seeds between fingers to extract essence.
Wear rubber gloves as juice stains the fingers.) Add chopped cucumbers
or lettuce, green pepper, tomato, parsley, mint, baqli.
Sprinkle chopped onions with salt and add. Mix well and add olive oil
slowly. Taste. Adjust salt. Garlic pounded to a paste with salt and
lemon juice may be added. Sprinkle with a teaspoon of pounded
sammak if available.