Kachumber Salad Recipe With Cucumber, Onion & Tomatoes
Kachumber salad is a good deal of consuming raw vegetables which will provide you a good nutrition kick. If you are looking for a low-calorie salad recipe, this one is definitely for you.
Kachumber salad is a refreshing and simple summer salad which is packed with the goodness of small tiny pieces of raw cucumber, onions and tomatoes. This refreshing salad also includes carrots, pomegranate seeds and some fresh herbs.
It is a healthy satisfying meal on its own or it also makes a perfect accompaniment to the main dishes. It is dressed with lime juice, pepper powder which makes the salad even more delicious! Every bite is crunchy, refreshing and will make you ask for more.
Did you know: Cucumbers belong to the same plant family as squash, pumpkin, and watermelon. And just like them, even cucumbers are made up of mostly water, which means eating them on a hot summer day can help you stay hydrated.
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- 3 Cucumber , peeled and chopped
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
- 2 Tomatoes , chopped
- 1 Carrot (Gajjar) , peeled and chopped
- 1/4 cup Fresh Pomegranate Fruit Kernels
- Salt , to taste
- Black pepper powder , black pepper powder (as required)
- 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera) , (roast)
- 1-1/2 teaspoon Lemon juice
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , few sprigs, finely chopped
- Mint Leaves (Pudina) , few, finely chopped
How to make Kachumber Salad Recipe With Cucumber, Onion & Tomatoes
To begin with the Kachumber salad, wash and chop all the vegetables into small pieces and keep it ready.
In a mixing bowl, combine the chopped vegetables-cucumbers, onion, green chilli, tomatoes, carrots and pomegranate seeds and mix well.
Our next step is to combine all the ingredients for the dressing. Add lime juice, pepper powder, roasted cumin powder, salt into the chopped vegetables and mix it well.
Now add the finely chopped coriander and mint leaves and give the salad a gentle stir and serve it immediately.
Jyothi Rajesh is an engineer by profession. Food and any thing related to food is her passion. She loves to cook, style and photograph food. She spends half of my week teaching Robotics to children and the rest of my week she get lost in cooking and photography. She cook for two reasons. First, cooking is, in all honesty, a way to show that she cares about people. It gives her great pleasure to make something that someone enjoys! Second, "I love the quest … the quest for great ingredient combinations, for unexpected flavors, for those “wow” recipes."