Kachumbari could almost be called East African cole slaw - it is a mixture of chopped or shredded vegetables that is prepared ahead of time and served cold. The most basic version is onions and tomatoes in a vinegar or lemon juice dressing; cabbage, chile peppers, and other vegetables are
often included.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time15 mins

Ingredients

 2 (more or less) hot chile pepper, cleaned, seeds removed, chopped
 2 medium onions, chopped
 4-6 tomatoes, thinly sliced
 juice of 2-4 lemons or limes, or a few tablespoons of vinegar up to 1 teaspoon salt
 fresh cilantro (coriander leaves, dhania), chopped
 2 cucumber, peeled and sliced (optional)
 2 small cabbage, shredded

Directions

1

Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl.

2

Toss to coat all ingredients with liquid.

3

Set aside in a cool place for twenty to thirty minutes before serving.

4

Eat within 12 hours.

Ingredients

 2 (more or less) hot chile pepper, cleaned, seeds removed, chopped
 2 medium onions, chopped
 4-6 tomatoes, thinly sliced
 juice of 2-4 lemons or limes, or a few tablespoons of vinegar up to 1 teaspoon salt
 fresh cilantro (coriander leaves, dhania), chopped
 2 cucumber, peeled and sliced (optional)
 2 small cabbage, shredded

Directions

1

Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl.

2

Toss to coat all ingredients with liquid.

3

Set aside in a cool place for twenty to thirty minutes before serving.

4

Eat within 12 hours.

Kambuchari