Khamang Kakdi | How to make Khamang Kakdi

By Anjana Chaturvedi  |  31st Mar 2016  |  
5 from 6 reviews Rate It!
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About Khamang Kakdi Recipe

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

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 Singh2 years ago


Aarti Shinde2 years ago

It came out very well. A good side dish.

Shyama Parekh3 years ago

Very yummy I tried it at home and was very refreshing

paramita saha3 years ago

Very tasty dish

Priyanka Rao3 years ago


Rekha Patel3 years ago