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Top 9 Kachumbari Salad Recipes.

9 Kachumbari Kenyan Salad Kenyan Salad : Jayne Rain

Kachumbari Recipe (Kenyan Tomato and Onion Salad) - Jayne Rain
Jayne Rain

8 Kachumbari Kenyan Tomato and Onion Salad : My Cooking Journey

Kachumbari | Kenyan Tomato And Onion Salad - My Cooking Journey
My Cooking Journey

7 Kachumbari : Precious Core

Kachumbari with avocado and cucumber
Precious Core

6 Kachumbari : Taste Atlas

Taste Atlas

5 Kachumber Salad : Vegan Richa


Kachumber Salad - Cucumber Tomato Onion Salad Recipe. Kachumbar is a simple chopped Summer Salad with chopped onions, tomatoes, cucumbers and a salt pepper lemon dressing. Serve as a side with Indian curries, or as a dip with chips, or over burgers. Vegan Gluten-free Soy-free Oil-free Recipe |
Vegan Richa

4 Tomato Salad : Leites Culinaria

A wooden serving plate filled with sliced tomatoes, red onion, and chopped cilantro.
Leites Culinaria

3 Kachumbari Tanzanian Tomato Salad : Chef and Steward


Chef and Steward

2 Kachumber Salad : Salads With Anastasia

Salads With Anastasia

…. and my favorite Kachumbari Salad

1 Kachumbari Tomato and Onion Salad : Low Carb Africa

East african tomato and onion salad
Low Carb Africa

What is a Kachumbari ?

A Kachumbari is a fresh tomato and onion salad dish which is a popular cuisine of the African Great Lakes region. In this uncooked salad dish a Kachumbari Salad consists of chopped tomatoes, onions and chili peppers.

What Country Is A Kachumbari Salad Popular ?

A Kachumbari salad is popular in the following contries

  • Rwanda
  • Kenya
  • Tanzania
  • Burundi
  • Malawi
  • Congo

Where did the word Kachumbari originate ?

Kachumbari is a Swahili word that originiated from the Indian word Cachumber.

What is Kacumbari used for besides salads ?

Kachumbari is used as a salad side dish for main meals. In Kenya, it is used as a condiment that is served with pilau or a meal of Nyama Choma (roasted meat) and or Biryani.

In Malawi it is often eaten on its own similar to any other salad dish

In Uganda it is commonly eaten with Nyama Choma.

Other Ingredients that can be used in Kuchumbari

  • Fresh cilantro
  • lime
  • lemon juice
  • parsley
  • avocado
  • cucumber
  • gin
  • vodka

Some variations in recipes also have habanero or Scotch bonnet peppers, with a bit of ground cayenne pepper

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