Saturday, January 17, 2009

Hesarubele Kosambari (Mung Dal Salad)

Whenever I attend a wedding or any small function in Bangalore where the meal served on a green banana leaf, the popular side dish is Hesarubele Kosambari that is Mung Dal Salad. Mung dal (green gram dal) is very easy to digest. This Kosambari is nutritious, It helps digestion and is good for constipation. You can have 1 bowl of this salad as your breakfast also.





Ingredients
Mung Dal - 1 cup
Grated Fresh coconut - 1/2 cup
Chopped green chilly - 1-2
Chopped coriander leaves - 2 tablespoon
Lemon juice - 2 teaspoon
Salt & sugar to taste
For tempering
Oil - 2 teaspoon
Mustard seeds (Rai) - 1 teaspoon
Asafetida (Hing) -1 pinch
Curry leaves - 2-3

Procedure

Soak the Mung dal for 3 to 4 hours. Drain the water with strainer. Take it in a bowl and add grated coconut, green chilly, coriander leaves, lemon juice, salt & sugar and mix wel. Heat the oil in small kadai add mustard seeds, when it splutter add curry leaves and asafetida. Pour this tadaka on the mixture and mix it. Salad is ready. You can add grated carrot, finely chopped cucumber or during mango season, add grated raw mangoes instead of lemon juice.




This is my entry for TONGUE TICKLER's FIC - January


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Laksmi's SWC-Salads under 15 mins


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Srivalli's Legume love affair and to Susan’s event page.

9 comments:

Srivalli said...

Thanks for the nice salad...looks great...can you please add susan's link also..thanks!

sunshinemom said...

I know - I like this in small quantities and remember seeing this in weddings! Good one and thanks once again:)

Khaugiri said...

Sorry Srivalli, I missed that.
Thanks a lot Sunshinemom & Srivalli.

LG said...

Thanks a ton for sending nutritious salad for the event. Nice presentation too..

veggie belly said...

I love the dal and coconut combo, this sounds yummy!

Usha said...

Looks delicious, I remember having this before but haven't had it in a long time....really healthy and nutritious :-)

Khaugiri said...

Thank U so much veggie belly & Usha!

Harsha Swami said...

good salad

Harsha Swami said...

good salad

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