Friday, December 9, 2011

Moong and Chana Dal Kosambari

Kosambari is a South Indian salad popular in Karnataka. It is a popular preparation during festivals.

Preparation time: 15 – 20 mins

Serves: 2


Green gram (Moong Dal/Pesara Pappu) 1/2 cup
Bengal gram (Chana Dal/Senagabedalu) 1/2 cup
Cucumber 1
Grated raw mango 2 tsps
Green Chillies 2
Chopped coriander 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Fresh and grated coconut for garnish


Wash and soak the Bengal gram and green gram separately for around 15 mins.

Finely chop the cucumber, coriander and green chillies. Grate a little bit of raw mango.

Drain and add to a bowl the soaked bengal gram, green gram, cucumber, coriander, green chillies, grated mango and mix well.

Add salt to taste, mix well and garnish with freshly grated coconut just before serving.

Kosambari is a must inclusion in all South Indian menus, makes a great protein rich salad otherwise.

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