Kachumbari salad is found in many countries of East Africa. It is fast and simple to make, has a kick and it’s colorful. Then looking into it, Kachumbari variants are found in India under the name Kachumber and Latin America as Salsa Picada.
This salad is a perfect accompaniment for grilled meat. I mean any grilled meat even grilled sausages. Actually I have served it as an accompaniment to whole fried fish too. Now, Please, try on top of your burgers it is fantastic. Proportion is for 4
- 1 nice green sliced chili. Yes, leave the seeds
- 2 tomatoes, finely cubeb
- 1 onion finely diced
- 1 small bunch of cilantro chopped
The aforementioned is the basic kachumbari but, and it is optional, add some of the following or all for creativity, taste and fun.
- 1 cucumber, de-seeded and cubed
- 1 good squeeze of lime
- Half a carrot, shredded
- 1 cubed small avocado.
Mix everything together. You don’t like chili then remove it.