Friday, February 22, 2008
This dish is very simple,very tasty and easy to make.Its a starter dish.You can also call it "Indian Salad".This is a common side dish used in a formal dinner during any festival or functions.
Yellow split Mung Dal-1/4 cup
(soaked in water for 1-2 hrs and then drained).
Cucumber-1 Finely chopped
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp.
Green chillies-2 chopped
Hing a pinch
Place the drained Mung dal, Cucumber, Coconut,Sugar, Coriander and lemon juice in a bowl.Mix well and set aside. Heat oil in pan, add the mustard seeds and allow the seeds to splutter,add green chillies, and fry a few seconds. Add Hing and remove from the heat.Let it cool.Add this seasoning to the cucumber mixture and mix well.
Add salt before serving as it will leave lot of water(if salt is added earlier)