Khamang Kakdi | How to make Khamang Kakdi

By Anjana Chaturvedi  |  31st Mar 2016  |  
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About Khamang Kakdi Recipe

A refreshing and healthy summer salad of cucumber, coconut and peanuts.

Khamang Kakdi is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Anjana Chaturvedi teaches how to make Khamang Kakdi step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Khamang Kakdi in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Khamang Kakdi at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Khamang Kakdi takes 10 minutes for the preparation and 2 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Khamang Kakdi is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Khamang Kakdi is a good option for you. The flavour of Khamang Kakdi is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Khamang Kakdi and impress your family and friends.

Khamang Kakdi

Ingredients to make Khamang Kakdi

  • 3 medium sized cucumber / Kheera / Kakdi
  • 4 tbsp Peanuts / moongphali (Roasted)
  • 4 tbsp Fresh coconut, Grated
  • 4 tbsp Fresh coriander / Cilantro / Hara Dhaniya chopped
  • 1 green chillies / Hari Mirch chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras
  • 3/4 tsp sugar / Chini
  • to taste Salt / namak
  • For The Tempering /tadka-
  • 3/4 tbsp clarified butter / Desi Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 3/4 tsp mustard seeds / Rai
  • 8 curry leaves Chopped
  • A pinch of asafoetida / Hing powder

How to make Khamang Kakdi

  1. Rinse and peel the cucumbers and finely chop them. Add little salt and keep it aside for 10 minutes so they release the extra moisture.
  2. Crush the peanuts coarsely in a mortar and pestle (don't grind it in the mixer).
  3. Gently squeeze the cucumbers to remove the extra water.
  4. In a bowl add the chopped cucumbers, coconut, peanuts,chopped green chili, fresh coriander and mix it well.
  5. Heat oil or ghee in a small pan. Add the cumin, mustard seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida.
  6. When the mustard seeds start to crackle then add this tempering in the salad and mix it well.
  7. Add lemon juice, salt, sugar and serve as desired.

Reviews for Khamang Kakdi (6)

Artee Singh25 days ago


Aarti Shinde7 months ago

It came out very well. A good side dish.

Shyama Parekha year ago

Very yummy I tried it at home and was very refreshing

paramita sahaa year ago

Very tasty dish

Priyanka Raoa year ago


Rekha Patela year ago