Kachumber Salad is a fresh, crunchy salad that doesn’t need any cooking and can be rustled up whenever hunger strikes. Here is how to make Kachumber Recipe.
Let me tell you, I take my salads very seriously! No matter how much food is on the dining table, a salad is a must in my house.
And for the busy and hectic weekdays, I love making salads that needs less effort and the ingredients are easily available in my pantry.
KACHUMBER SALAD, is one such salad that is very easy to make and hardly takes 15 minutes to prepare.
I often make this salad with my Indian meals, as this salad taste amazing with Indian food. Sometimes, I even snack on it, in between my meals or whenever I am hungry.
Healthy and tasty, you can never go wrong with this one.
But why it is called Kachumber? Kachumber means a combination of vegetables in one recipe, and here we have mixed cucumber, tomato and onions in one salad, and thus the name.
Learn how to make Kachumber Salad, a fresh and crunchy salad that doesn’t need any cooking and can be rustled up in minutes when the hunger strikes.
Here is the recipe of Kachumber Salad.
What is Kachumber Salad?
Crunchy and light, Kachumber Salad also called as Indian cucumber tomato salad, is an easy salad that is made with the combination of finely chopped cucumber, tomatoes and onions.
Green chillies and a little red chilli powder are added to spice it up, coriander leaves for the refreshing taste and lemon juice to add a tangy taste to the salad.
You can serve Kachumber Salad as a side dish along with your everyday Indian meals or it even tastes delicious along with Chicken/Mutton Biryani, Vegetable Biryani or any Pulav of your choice.
So buy fresh vegetables from the local market and whip up this easy peasy salad in minutes.
You can also add finely chopped beetroot and boiled potatoes, to make this salad even more interesting.
And during summers, try and make a Gujarati Style Kachumber Salad. All you have to do is add some finely chopped mangoes, as it adds a hint of sweetness in this spicy tangy salad.
Kachumber Salad Ingredients
Variations of Kachumber Salad
You can add grated beet and carrots in this salad.
Wen mangoes are in season, add some chopped ripe or raw mangoes to this.
Boiled cubed potatoes also taste good in this salad.
How to make Kachumber Raita?
To make Kachumber Raita, just add finely chopped onions, tomatoes and cucumber in the whisked curd/dahi and flavour it up with some jeera powder and salt.
Yes, that’s it! For extra flavour, you can also give a tadka of oil, hing and red chilli powder to your Kachumber raita.
How to make Kachumber Salad Step By Step
Add all the ingredients in a bowl mentioned above in the ingredient list.
Mix everything properly and serve immediately.
Kachumber Salad Recipe
Kachumber Salad is a fresh, crunchy salad that doesn't need any cooking and can be rustled up whenever hunger strikes. Here is a simple recipe.
- 1 cup Onion Chopped
- 1 cup Tomato Chopped
- 1 cup Cucumber Chopped
- 1 tsp Green chili Chopped
- 2 tbsp Fresh coriander Finely Chopped
- 1/2 cup Pomegranate Seeds
- Salt & Pepper
- 2 tbsp Lemon juice
Add all the ingredients in a bowl and toss well.
- Check for salt and lemon juice.
- Serve along with Indian style meals.
Adjust the amount of green chilli according to your taste.
You can also add grated beet and carrots in this salad.
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