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Masala hard-cooked eggs topped on kachumber, a typical Indian-style salad of cucumber, tomato, radish and red onion.

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min
Nutrition Facts
1 tbsp. (15 ml) ½ tsp. (2.5 ml) ½ tsp. (2.5 ml) ½ tsp. (2.5 ml) ¼ tsp. (1.25 ml) ¼ tsp. (1.25 ml) 2 ¼ tsp. (1.25 ml) 2 tbsp. (30 ml)
oil coriander powder garlic paste paprika powder cumin powder salt (or to taste) large hard-cooked eggs, peeled, cut into quarters lengthwise garam masala, to garnish cilantro, finely chopped
Kachumber Salad:
1 1 4-5 ½
medium tomato, cubed small red onion, coarsely chopped small radishes, cubed English cucumber, cubed
1 tbsp. (15 ml) 2 tsp. (10 ml) ½ tsp. (2.5 ml) ¼ tsp. (1.25 ml) ¼ tsp. (1.25 ml)
apple cider vinegar (or white vinegar) lime juice chaat masala salt (or to taste) chili powder (optional)
Step 1
Combine Kachumber Salad ingredients together in a bowl.

Step 2
Dressing: In a small bowl, combine dressing ingredients together and add to Kachumber Salad, coating well. Cover and refrigerate.

Step 3
In a non-stick skillet, add oil on medium heat. Sprinkle in coriander, garlic paste, paprika, cumin and salt. Gently place hard-cooked eggs in skillet and coat evenly with oil and spices. Once coated, allow eggs to cool to room temperature.

Step 4
Place kachumber salad on a platter and arrange masala eggs on top of salad. Garnish with a sprinkle of garam masala and cilantro.


If you’re able to source Indian red carrots, they would work perfect in this kachumber salad. Chaat masala is a tangy South Asian spice blend used in Indian snacks and is available at Indian grocery stores.