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Kachumber recipe | Indian vegetable salad | how to make kachumber

Kachumber recipe- Indian salad wuth vegetables. herbs and spices. Healthy and delicious salad packed with flavors.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: kachumber, onion tomato cucumber salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 45kcal
Author: Harini


  • 2 cucumbers peeled and chopped
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 1 green chili chopped (optional)
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro leaves chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cracked black peppercorns
  • salt to taste
  • pomegranate arils optional


  • Rinse, wipe the vegetables and also peel the cucumber if desired.
  • Next chop finely or dice the vegetables in uniform size using a sharp knife or food processor.
  • Place the chopped vegetables in a large mixing bowl. Add the finely chopped green chili.
  • Add the salt and pepper and lemon juice. Mix very well.
  • Finally add chopped coriander leaves and pomegranate arils and mix well.
  • Serve the Indian salad kachumber immediately.


  • You can make this salad recipe a few hours before serving for flavors to develop.
  • Leftovers of this chopped salad make for a great cold snack. They stay good for 2 days in refrigerator, keep covered.
  • To spice up this salad kachumber further you can add a pinch of red chili powder or cayenne pepper or even some chili peppers.
  • You can double this salad recipe or halve it too.


Serving: 3g | Calories: 45kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 45mg | Potassium: 390mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 684IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg