Kachumber (Indian cucumber salad) recipe | easy chopped salad | traditional Indian salad

Kachumber (Indian cucumber salad) recipe | easy chopped salad | traditional Indian salad


Kachumber (Indian cucumber salad) recipe | easy chopped salad | traditional Indian salad


Kachumber salad recipe | Indian Cucumber Salad Recipe | Cucumber Tomato onion salad recipe | Indian traditional chopped salad with detailed step-by-step photos. 

Kachumber salad is a simple, refreshing, and healthy trio salad recipe made with tomatoes, onion, and cucumber. It is a basic salad variety from India. This can be made in a jiffy and also considered a thirst-quenching summer salad. Indian-style cucumber salad goes well with roti, phulkas, or any type of the main dish like dal rice, curd rice, etc.

Kachumber Salad is a crunchy salad, also a no-oil no-boil recipe. It is a perfect salad for weight loss. You can also add veggies like grated carrots, cabbage, avocado, raw mango, boiled potatoes, corn, sprouts, radish (Mulangi in Tamil), and capsicum (bell pepper). Further, the salad dressing can be made with pepper powder, cumin powder, salt, and lemon/lime juice.

Kachumber (Indian cucumber salad) recipe | easy chopped salad | traditional Indian salad

Recipe - Kachumber Salad recipe | Indian cucumber salad | Cucumber Tomato Onion salad recipe


Serves - 2
Cuisine - Indian
Course - Salad 
Diet - Vegetarian | Vegan
Prep time - 10 minutes
Author - Pavithra

Kachumber salad ingredients:


Red onion - 1
Tomato - 1
Cucumber - 1
Cilantro - 3 sprigs
Lemon - half
Red chili powder or Pepper - 1/4th tsp
Salt - As per taste


Kachumber salad recipe | Indian kachumber salad | Cucumber tomato onion salad recipe

How to make Kachumber Salad:


1. Wash and Chop the onion, tomato, and cucumber into small cubes or lengthwise and roughly chop the cilantro/coriander leaves.


Kachumber salad recipe | Indian cucumber salad | Cucumber tomato onion salad recipe


2.Gently mix everything. Pour the salad dressing (salt, crushed pepper, and lemon juice) only before serving.


Kachumber salad recipe | Indian kachumber salad | Cucumber tomato onion salad recipe


Kachumber salad recipe | Indian kachumber salad | Cucumber tomato onion salad recipe

Health benefits of cucumber:


1. Cucumber is a low-calorie veggie that contains 95% water.
2. It helps to flush out toxins from the body.
3. It aids digestion.
4. Rich in vitamin A, B1, B6, C, D, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium
5. It eases heartburn, stomach acid, and ulcer.
6. It is cholesterol-free, sodium-free, fat-free, gluten-free.
7. It controls blood pressure.
8. High in antioxidants
9. It strengthens bones.
10. It reduces the dark circle.

(Health benefits are taken from Google and Wikipedia).

Kachumber salad recipe | Indian kachumber salad | Cucumber tomato onion salad recipe

Health benefits of red onion:


1. Fight against infections.
2. Lowers triglycerides.
3. Reduce blood pressure.
4. Help detoxify the body.
5. Helps to lower blood sugar levels.
6. Good for a healthy heart.
7. Healthy bones.
8. Improves immunity.
9. Good for eyes and oral health.
10. Low in fat and calories.


Kachumber salad recipe | Indian kachumber salad | Cucumber tomato onion salad recipe

Health benefits of tomatoes:


1. Tomato is a low-calorie veggie.
2. It contains 95% water, 4% carbs, and less than one percent of fats and proteins.
3. Tomatoes help improve vision.
4. Great source of vitamins and minerals.
5. Good for hair and glowing skin. It helps to shrink pores.
6. Excellent source of vitamin A and Vitamin C.
7. Tomatoes reduce cholesterol.
8. It protects the heart.
9. High in anti-oxidants and treats hyperpigmentation.
10. It prevents cancer.


Kachumber salad recipe | Indian kachumber salad | Cucumber tomato onion salad recipe

Enjoy the refreshing Kachumber salad, such as a dip for tortilla chips/papad, or as a starter in an Indian thali.

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Kachumber salad recipe | Indian kachumber salad | Cucumber tomato onion salad recipe

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