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Kachumber (Authentic Indian Salad)

Kachumber or cachumber is a simple everyday Indian-style summer salad made with cucumber, tomatoes, and red onion. It is usually served as a side with Indian meals and is also great for summer parties and barbecues.
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Author: Shilpa
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cucumber (2-3 medium)
  • 1 cup tomatoes (1-2 medium)
  • ½ cup red onion (½-1 small)
  • ¼ cup cilantro (coriander leaves)
  • ¼-½ teaspoon salt or as per taste
  • ¼-½ teaspoon chili powder or as per taste
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice (or lemon juice)

Instructions

  • Wash the cucumber, tomato, and onions. Pat dry using a kitchen towel.
  • Peel the cucumber. Deseed the tomatoes.
  • Chop the cucumber, tomato, and onion into even-sized pieces and transfer them into a bowl.
  • Roughly chop the cilantro and add it to the bowl.
  • Squeeze in lime/lemon juice.
  • Top with salt and chili powder. Mix well and serve.

Notes

See the tips section for useful tips to make this dish. 
Nutrition Facts
Kachumber (Authentic Indian Salad)
Amount per Serving
Calories
24
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
1
g
2
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Sodium
 
152
mg
7
%
Potassium
 
220
mg
6
%
Carbohydrates
 
5
g
2
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Vitamin A
 
465
IU
9
%
Vitamin C
 
10
mg
12
%
Calcium
 
19
mg
2
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.