Kachumber is a vegetable based salad from the north Indian region which is quite simple and quick to prepare like a Mexican salsa. It uses the commonly available ingredients from an Indian kitchen, chiefly comprising of cucumber, tomato and red onions. Herbs and spices are thrown in to bring out the flavors associated with Indian palates.
1 small cucumber, peeled and cubed
1 tomato, chopped
1 red onion, peeled and chopped
1 to 2 green chilies, chopped
A handful of mint and cilantro leaves, finely chopped
1/2 tsp. cumin powder (optional)
Salt to taste
Lemon juice to taste
* Combine everything in a mixing bowl and toss to mingle.
* Taste and adjust the seasonings if needed and serve immediately.
This is going to be a part of Blogging marathon #62 under the theme 'Light Salads' and check here to find out what other marathoners are cooking today.