Friday, 10 January 2014

Yellow Moong Dal Salad

ಹೆಸರುಬೇಳೆ  ಕೋಸಂಬರಿ 
Kosambari is a traditional and most popular salad  from Karnataka. A very simple, healthy and tasty salad were people use as a starter in almost all the occasions in Karnataka like marriages, festivals etc.... Kosambari is also offered as a prasadam in a temples during the time of Ramanavami and hanuman jayanthi.
Hesarubele Kosambari
Hesarubele Kosambari

My whole family members love this salad including me :) and of course i do not wait for any occasions to prepare this salad. I use kosambari as a evening snacks or side dish for dinner. This salad is very refreshing, rich in proteins and healthy also. So its really works during summer time. I do not forget to prepare this salad for my non indians friends when they come for dinner or lunch.

Basic For Beginners
Hesarubele Kosambari
Ingredients for Hesarubele Kosambari
Moong dal 1 small cup.
Cucumber 1 medium size finley chopped.
Grated coconut 2 teaspoon.
Coriander Leaves 2 teaspoon finley chopped.
Grated carrot 2 teaspoon ( optional ).
Green chili 2 medium size finley chopped. 
Lemon Juice 1 teaspoon.
Salt to taste.
Pepper powder (optional ).
Carrot ( optional )

Basic For Beginners
Hesarubele  Kosambari
Step 1: Soak moong dal in a water for an hour and drain the water keep it aside.
Step 2:For the moong dal add all above mention Ingredients one after the another i.e  finley chopped cucumber, coriander leaves, green chili, grated carrot and coconut.
Step 3: Add pepper powder, lemon juice, salt before u serve.

Basic For Beginners
Hesarubele kosambari
1) You can also garnish or mix salad with seasoning made with oil, mustard seeds, curry leaves, hing or asafoetida.
2) To avoid watery salad add salt and pepper before you serve.
3) You can add carrot and ginger for extra flavor.
4) You can also do the same method using channa dal, green moong dal etc.
5) Quantity of all the ingredients used can be altered according to your choice for look, taste and smell. 

Hesaribele Kosambari
Hesarubele Kosambari

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