Carrot Kosambari | Indian Carrot Salad

Carrot salad with lemon dressing and tadka, also called Kosambari is an easy way to include raw carrots in the diet. Carrot Kosambari is a very healthy seasoned salad with low calories and high nutrients.

Carrot kosambari is one of the quick and easy salad that can be prepared with less effort and with most of the ingredients readily available in kitchen pantry.

Quick and easy healthy carrot salad recipe with step by step photos and video.

Soak moong dal in hot water for 20 minutes and drain the water.

In a bowl add grated carrots, green gram, roasted peanuts, green chilli, grated coconut, lemon juice and coriander.

Mix until well combined.

For seasoning heat oil in a pan, add mustard, cumin seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida.

Transfer the seasoning/tadka to the carrot mixture, and mix well and refrigerate.

Add salt just before serving the kosambari.

Delicious, healthy and nutritious kosambari is ready to serve.

If you like this simple and healthy salad, you might also like Vegetable and Green Gram Sprouts Salad, Cucumber & split green gram salad

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Carrot Kosambari | Carrot Salad Recipe

Carrot salad with lemon dressing and tadka, also called Kosambari is an easy way to include raw carrots in the diet. Carrot Kosambari is a very healthy seasoned salad with low calories and high nutrients. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Soak time20 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2 portions
Author: Geetha Priyanka

Ingredients

Gluten free, Vegan

    1 Cup = 240ml

    • 1/2 cup Carrots grated
    • 1 cup Moong Dal/ Split green gram
    • 1/4 cup Peanuts (optional) blanched and roasted
    • 1 Green Chilli finely chopped
    • 1/3 cup Coconut grated
    • 1/2 lime Lemon Juice
    • 2 tbsp Coriander Leaves finely chopped
    • As Required Salt

    For Seasoning

    • 1 tbsp Oil
    • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
    • Few Curry Leaves
    • A pinch Asafoetida/ Hing (Optional)
    • 1 Dry red chilli broken

    Instructions

    • Soak moong dal in hot water for 20 minutes and drain the water.
    • In a bowl add grated carrots, green gram, roasted peanuts, green chilli, grated coconut, lemon juice and coriander.
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    • Mix until well combined.
    • For seasoning heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida.
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    • Transfer the seasoning/tadka to the carrot mixture, and mix well and refrigerate.
    • Add salt just before serving the kosambari.
    • Delicious, healthy and nutritious kosambari is ready to serve.
      carrot-kosambari-recipe

    Video

    Notes

    Add salt just before serving to keep kosambari crunchy.
    You can add half green chillies in kosambari and rest in seasoning to enhance the flavour.
    Asafoetida is used to enhance the flavour of salad, skip if you don't like it.
     

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