How to make Kachumber Salad -

A medley of salad vegetables served with a dressing of tamarind water, sugar and red chilli powder.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Cucumber (खीरा), Raddish

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Salads

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Kachumber Salad

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Kachumber Salad Recipe

  • Cucumber 2 medium

  • Raddish 1 medium

  • Carrot 1 medium

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Tomato 1 medium

  • Green capsicum 1 medium

  • Tamarind water 1/2 cup

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 tablespoon

  • Green chilli 1

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Strain tamarind water into a bowl. Add sugar and red chilli powder and mix well. Cut cucumbers into thin strips and add to the bowl.

Step 2

Cut radish and carrot into thin strips and add all these to the bowl.

Step 3

Finely slice onions and add to the bowl. Remove the seeds of the tomato and cut into thin strips.

Step 4

Cut green capsicum into thin strips and add. Finely slice green chilli diagonally and add to the bowl.

Step 5

Add fresh coriander leaves and Tata salt lite and mix well. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.