This kachumber salad, a fresh chopped salad made from cucumbers and tomatoes, is an easy option for cruisers looking to add a healthy side dish to their lunch or dinner.
It also creates a cooling aspect to spicier Indian-inspired dishes you may like to try out, particularly if served with raita on the side.
Kachumber Salad Recipe
1 cup diced tomatoes
1 cup diced cucumber
½ cup chopped onions
½ cup chopped cilantro or parsley leaves
1 Tbsp. lime juice
1 Tbsp. chopped mint leaves or pinch of dried mint
¼ tsp. each of salt and pepper
Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl. Let salad sit for 15-20 minutes before serving. Seve with raitia (recipe below).
½ cup diced tomato
¼ cup diced onion
½ cup diced cucumber
1 cup chopped cilantro
½ tsp. cumin
2 cups plain yogurt
¼ tsp. each salt and pepper
Stir together the tomato, onion, cucumber, cilantro, cumin. Add yogurt, salt, and pepper and combine.
By Lori Ross, Southern Boating February 2019