Khaman Kakdi Recipe

Khaman Kakdi Recipe

Cuisine: Gujarati

Khaman Kakdi Recipe: Khaman Kakdi is a savory and tangy salad made with cucumbers, tempered with mustard seeds, and flavored with spices. It’s a refreshing side dish.


  • 2 tblsp scraped coconut

  • a pinch asafoetida

  • 2 tblsp oil

  • 100 gm bengal gram divide (chana dal)

  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds

  • 2 – 3 green chillies

  • 4 – 5 curry leaves

  • salt to taste

  • 1 tsp lemon juice

  • 1 tsp powdered sugar

  • 1 inch ginger

  • 250 gm cucumbers

  • 2 tblsp chopped coriander leaves


  • Dry roast the chana dal for 2-3 minutes on a high flame
  • Heat up and then soak in water for 8-10 hours.
  • Remove and dry grind coarsely.
  • Take off the cucumber and shred.
  • Mix in salt and leave it aside in a round dish for half an hour.
  • Take off the ginger and grind it with green chillies.
  • Remove out all the water from the cucumber.
  • Mix chana dal, cucumber, ginger-green chilli paste
  • Then little more salt if required.
  • Mix in cut coriander leaves, scraped coconut,
  • Add also lemon juice, powdered sugar and mix well.
  • Heat up oil in a pan.
  • Mix in mustard seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves.
  • When it starts crackling,
  • mix in this tempering on salad and mix.
  • Now serve on ocassions

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