Kachumbar Salad also called cucumber salad, is served as a side line with biryani and pulao along with raita. The crunchy, juicy salad is part of South Asian Cuisine, that pairs easily with a variety of dishes.

This recipe is using lemon based dressing but instead of lemon, 1/2 cup yogurt and 1 tsp sugar addition also tastes delicious. The chilled yogurt kachumbar(Kachumbar raita) salad is a refreshing summer salad served with mixed dal and chawal.

How to make Kachumbar Salad

Author: Mariam Sodawater

Recipe time:7 min|Serving: 4-6 Recipe type:salad recipe, vegetarian,vegan ,healthy, low-cal, low-fat recipe|Cuisine: Pakistan, India, Bangladesh


  • 2 finely sliced medium sized onions
  • 1  chopped medium sized cucumber
  • 1  chopped medium sized tomato
  • 1  chopped green chili
  • 1tbs lemon juice
  • 1 tbs chopped corriander
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl mix all ingredients except salt and pepper.
  2. Add salt and pepper just before serving, so the salad stays fresh and crunchy.

Step by step recipe of how to make Kachumbar Salad

Mix all vegetables and lemon juice.

Add salt and pepper right before serving as salt will make the vegetable release all the water.


  1. You can also serve radish, beetroot, carrot or turnip slices along with this salad.
  2. You can change porportion of vegetables to your choice.

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