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Kachumber Salad

I like to serve this refreshing salad with tandoori chicken, lamb, shrimp or any grilled meats and seafood.

Top view of a bowl of Kachumber Salad by Simon Majumdar. Text, "Go Everywhere, Eat Everything"

Kachumber Salad Recipe




  • 1 red onion (small dice)

  • 4 large tomatoes (de-seeded and small dice)

  • 1 Large English cucumber (peeled, de-seeded and small dice)

  • 2 tbsn cumin seeds (dry toasted)

  • 2 tspn nigella seeds (dry toasted)

  • 1 lime (juice and zest)

  • ¼ Cup Chopped Cilantro Leaf

  • Salt & black pepper.



  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl, toss well to combine, cover with cling film/plastic wrap and chill for one hour.

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