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Kenya Kachumbari Fresh Vegetable Salad and Sausages

Kachumbari is a popular Kenyan African food recipe similar in taste and appearance to fresh Mexican salsa.



Kachumbari pronounced Cat-um-bar-e is Kenyan vegetable combo of onion and tomato salad. 

 

Level: Easy
Total: 12 min
Prep: 2 min
Cook: 10 min
Yield: 6 servings

Kachumbari is a popular Kenyan African food recipe similar in taste and appearance to fresh mexican salsa. This homemade Kachumbari recipe is easy to make but be sure to use fresh tomatoes as Kachumbari is preferably made with firm, fleshy tomatoes like Romas or hothouse tomatoes. 

To make fresh Kachumbari you just need sliced or diced fresh tomatoes, hot chilies, onions, cilantro, some lime juice, and salt. It’s best eaten right after you make it. Chilled, the Kachumbari should last about 3 days.The key to making Kachumbari not tasting bitter is to rub onions with salt. 

Step-by-Step directions and ingredient listing to make Kenyan Kachumbari Fresh Vegetable Salad and Sausages African Food recipe. 

Kenya Food Kachumbari Fresh Vegetable Salad
Kachumbari Vegetable Salad


Kachumbari Kenyan Vegetable Salad Ingredients and Directions

Ingredients
3 medium red ripe tomatoes, sliced thin
2 medium red onions, sliced thin
2 hot chili peppers, chopped finely  
1 bunch fresh coriander leaves, chopped
1 fresh lime

Directions
Slice onions first and then sprinkle a little salt this helps remove the bitter taste. Thinly slice tomatoes, chop cilantro and peppers. Squeeze lime into vegetables and mix well. Serve Kachumbari with grilled chicken, beef, goat or lamb.

Kachumbari is also delicious with Pasua Kenyan sausage street food.



Pasua Kenyan Sausages Ingredients and Directions

Pasua Kachumbari Kenyan Sausages
Pasua Kenyan Sausages

Ingredients
6 sausages split lengthwise
6 slices of pepperjack cheese
Kachumbari Kenyan Vegetable Salad recipe above

Directions
Add sausages to water and bring them up to a boil. Remove from water. Split the boiled sausages almost all the way in half, open them up, add cheese then add as much Kachumbari as you want and serve warm.

Did you know
Pasua is a Swahili word that means to split.

Sisters cooking lunch in Marsabit Kenya Africa
Sisters cooking lunch in Marsabit Kenya Africa

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