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Note: If you don’t have chaat masala, you can use a pinch each of ground cumin, ground coriander, ground fennel seed, ground ginger, ground black pepper and dried mint plus a big pinch of salt. The tamarind paste adds the essential sour note.

Where to buy: Chaat masala, tamarind paste and sev can be found at Indian markets or online.

From staff writer G. Daniela Galarza.


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Servings: 2-4 (Makes 6 cups of salad)
  • 4 large ripe peaches, halved, halved, pitted and cut into wedges; juices reserved
  • 5 plum tomatoes (1 pound total), chopped and juices reserved
  • Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 small red onion (2 ounces total), diced
  • 1 Fresno chile, thinly sliced (optional)
  • One (1-inch) piece fresh ginger, finely grated
  • 1 teaspoon honey or granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala (see Note)
  • 2 tablespoons seedless tamarind paste, such as Swad, Rani or Neera’s (see headnote)
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup chopped roasted peanuts or cashews
  • 1/2 cup sev or crushed potato or corn chips


Time Icon Total: 25 mins
  1. Step 1

    In a large bowl, combine the peaches and their juices with the tomatoes and their juices. Add the lime juice, zest, onion, chile, ginger, honey or sugar, and chaat masala. Toss to combine and let sit at room temperature for 10 minutes, to encourage the flavors to meld.

  2. Step 2

    Drizzle with the tamarind paste; top with the cilantro, roasted nuts and sev or crushed chips, and serve.

Nutritional Facts

Per serving (1 1/2 cups salad), based on 4

  • Calories


  • Carbohydrates

    40 g

  • Cholesterol

    0 mg

  • Fat

    13 g

  • Fiber

    7 g

  • Protein

    9 g

  • Saturated Fat

    2 g

  • Sodium

    193 mg

  • Sugar

    20 g

This analysis is an estimate based on available ingredients and this preparation. It should not substitute for a dietitian’s or nutritionist’s advice.

From staff writer G. Daniela Galarza.

Tested by G. Daniela Galarza.

Published August 24, 2023