Nov 30, 2008

Kosambari( Cucumber salad) (Padma's recipe)

Cucumber - 1
Moong Dhal - 1/2 cup
green chillies - 2
curry leaves - few
coconut grated - little(optional)
mustard seeds
urad dhal
lime juice

Wash and soak moong dhal for 2 hours, later drain out the water. Chop cucumber into small pieces and add to the moong dhal. Season it with mustard seeds, urad dhal, ingu, green chillies, curry leaves and if needed add cilantro, grated coconut and just before serving add salt and lime juice.

VARIATION : You can substitute cucumber with grated carrots and or use both . A good healthy choice as a side dish and a popular one in Karnataka.


  1. This is a great dish. Thank you Kavita


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