Kachumber Salad / Kuchumber Salad

Kachumber Salad / Kuchumber Salad

Kachumber Salad is a simple fresh chopped salad with chopped onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, mint, coriander, green chillies and a salt pepper lemon dressing. The chopped salad can also contain carrots and the dressing can contain vinegar. Serve as a side with Pakistani curries and dals, or as a dip with chips, or over burgers or add to a wrap, burrito, taco or simply serve a salad bowl.

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course: Salad

Cuisine: Gluten-free, Pakistani Vegan

Keyword: chopped salad, indian salad, kachumbar salad recipe

Servings: 4

Calories: 35 kcal

Kachumber Salad – Cucumber Tomato Onion Salad Recipe
1 small onion finely chopped
1 medium tomato chopped
2 large cucumbers chopped

1 green chili finely chopped (remove seeds to reduce heat if needed)
1/4 cup  chopped cilantro / coriander leaves

2 tbsp chopped mint leaves
1/2 tsp  or more salt
1/4 tsp or more freshly ground black pepper

1 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp or more freshly squeezed lime or lemon juice
Chop the onions, wash and drain well. *

Now chop tomatoes, cucumbers, mint, coriander leaves, green chillies, Add to a serving bowl.
Add the veggies and the rest of the ingredients to a bowl. Taste and adjust salt. Serve.
* To reduce the strong sharp onion flavor, soak the chopped onion in salted water for 15 minutes. Drain and then use.

Add a generous pinch of kala namak ( Sulfur black salt) or 1/4 tsp or more chaat masala to taste.Add vinegar to taste instead of lemon juice.Add 1/2 tsp roasted ground cumin or coriander powder.Add 1/2 cup or more non dairy yogurt and 1/2 tsp ground cumin and mix in to make raita kind of yogurt dip.

Nutritional values based on one serving
Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 35
% Daily Value*
Sodium 190mg8%
Potassium 297mg8%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 680IU14%
Vitamin C 15.4mg19%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


4 Comments Add yours

  1. Sheree says:

    I often serve this salad eith curries as it’s so refreshing. I prefer it to a raita as I can’t eat dairy.


  2. Jyo says:

    Healthiest !


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