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V Kachumbari (East Africa dish)


Kachumbari is commonly eaten in East Africa, often over rice with beans on the side.

  • two to four tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • one medium onion, chopped
  • one (more or less) pepper and/or hot pepper, cleaned, seeds removed, chopped
  • juice or one or two lemons or limes, or a few tablespooons of vinegar
  • up to one teaspoon salt
  • fresh cilantro, chopped
  • one cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced (optional)
  • one small cabbage, shredded (optional)
What you do
  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Toss to coat all ingredients with lemon or lime juice. Set aside in a cool place before serving.
  • Serve Kachumbari with rice.