Tuesday, January 29, 2008


Kosambri is a typical karnataka dish. All festivals and special occasions have this salad in the menu. Today I will be sharing Hesarbele Kosambri.

1/2 cup moong dal
1 medium sized cucumber,chopped
3-4 green chillies, remove the seed and slit
1tspn oil
1tspn mustard seeds
4-5 curry leaves
1tspn lemon juice
pinch of asafoetida
fresh corriander chopped
2tbspn.fresh grated coconut
salt as per taste

1.Soak moong dal for 30minutes and drain it dry and keep it aside.
2.Heat oil in a small kadai or pan on meduim flame. Add mustard seeds-once it splutters,add green chillies, curry leaves and asafoetida. Saute and put off the flame.
3. Add the above seasoned to moong dal.
4. Add chopped cucumber, chopped corriander, grated coconut,salt and lemon juice.