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
Cuisine: Gluten-free, Pakistani Vegan
Keyword: chopped salad, indian salad, kachumbar salad recipe
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
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A 680IU14%
Vitamin C 15.4mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.