Kachumber / Kuchumber is a simple fresh chopped salad with chopped onions, tomatoes, cucumbers and a salt pepper lemon dressing. The chopped salad can also contain radish or carrots and the dressing can contain vinegar or yogurt. Serve as a side with Indian curries and dals, or as a dip with chips, or over burgers or add to a wrap, burrito, taco or to a bowl.
The refreshing chopped salad is somewhat like pico de gallo. It uses salt, pepper, cayenne and lime/lemon as the dressing. Kachumber Salad adds a crunchy fresh, juicy, and cooling flavor and texture to the foods and works well with hot and spicy or other sharp flavors. Some variations of the salad makes an appearance with Indian meals. It can also be served over papadums like nachos or a dip. Use it however you like. Make a big bowl of this salad for the BBQ party this Summer!
Sweet-tangy tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers and piquant onions form the basis of this simple Kachumber salad recipe that goes well with almost any Indian dish. If you love having some fresh, raw veggies with your meals, try this easy and delicious Indian staple!