Friday, February 22, 2008

Cucumber Kosambari





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.

Ingredients:
Yellow split Mung Dal-1/4 cup
(soaked in water for 1-2 hrs and then drained).
Cucumber-1 Finely chopped
Coconut-2 tbsp
Coriander-1tsp
Lemon juice
Sugar-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

For Seasoning
Oil-1 tsp.
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp.
Green chillies-2 chopped
Hing a pinch

Method

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)

6 comments:

zlamushka said...

Lovely salad. Looks so refreshing.

Latha said...

looks delicious Rupa! Of course no festival or wedding oota is complete without kosambri!

Dhivya said...

wow!delicious recipe...its tempting..thanks for dropping by in my blog...

DEEPA said...

Simple and a healthy salad .....

Lavanya Raj said...

Rupa..nice blog you have..i have learned this cucumber salad from my kannadiga friend.

Rupa said...

Appreciate it. Thanks

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