Kachumber

Adam Liaw
Crunchy and cooling: Kachumber is the perfect foil to a rich curry.
Crunchy and cooling: Kachumber is the perfect foil to a rich curry. Photo: William Meppem
Difficulty
Easy

Add a fresh touch to a curry with this crunchy vegetable salad. Kachumber's fresh, light flavours balance the curry without being overwhelmed by it.

Ingredients

• 1 cup finely diced cucumber

• 1 cup finely diced tomato

• ½ red onion, peeled and finely diced

• 1 bird's-eye chilli, sliced

• 1 tbsp shredded mint

• 1 tbsp shredded coriander

• 1 tbsp lime juice

• ¼ tsp ground cumin

• ¼ tsp salt

• pinch of caster sugar

Method

Combine all the ingredients in a non-reactive bowl - stainless steel, ceramic, glass or enamel - and allow to stand for at least 10 minutes before serving.