Kosambari recipe or soaked moong dal salad

Recipe Categories: Salads and Raitas

Kosambari is a traditionally prepared dish on the festivals days, it is a healthy salad which is high in protein and fiber, can be included in the everyday meal. It is prepared with raw cucumber, soaked moong dal with seasoning, it is easy to prepare a salad with healthy ingredients, it is a traditional salad which is usually prepared on Sri Ramanavami with Panaka and Neeru Majjige.

Preparation time – 10 min

Soaking – 8 min

Serves – 4

Ingredients –


Moong dal – 3/4 cup

Cucumber – 1/2 cup finely chopped

Fresh coriander leaves – 3 tbs finely chopped

Grated coconut – 4 tbs

Lemon juice – 1/2 tsp

Salt to taste

For seasoning –

Oil – 1 Tsp

Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

Green chilies – 2 small chopped

Curry leaves – 1 spring

How to make or prepare Kosambari – 

Wash and soak moong dal for 5 to 8 min and drain out the water in it.

Take a bowl to add soaked and drained moong dal, finely chopped cucumber, chopped coriander leaves, grated coconut,


Heat a pan by adding oil , When it is hot add mustard seeds when it begins to crackle add green chilies and curry leaves


Turn off  the flame and allow it to cool.  finally, add fresh lemon juice. Toss all the ingredients,


Hesaru Bele kosambari is ready .

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