Go Back
+ servings
healthy-salad

Cucumber Kosambari

Cucumber Kosambari, A low-calorie and healthy salad made with cucumber and moong dal. This delicious salad is usually prepared on special occasions and festivals. 
5 from 1 vote
Print Pin
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Indian, Karnataka
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Soak time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 2 portions
Author: Geetha Priyanka

Ingredients

Gluten free, Nut free, Vegan

    1 cup = 250ml ; 1 tablespoon = 15ml

    • 1 cup Split green gram/ Moong dal
    • cup Cucumber finely chopped
    • ¼ cup Coconut (frozen/fresh) grated
    • 1 Green Chilli finely chopped
    • ½ lime Lemon Juice
    • 2 tablespoon Coriander Leaves finely chopped
    • As required Salt
    • 2 teaspoon Oil
    • ½ teaspoon Mustard Seeds
    • Few Curry Leaves
    • 1 Dry Red Chilli broken

    Instructions

    • Wash and soak moongdal in warm water for 20 minutes.
    • After 20 minutes drain the water off the dal and transfer it to a bowl, add cucumber, ½ chopped green chilli, lemon juice, grated coconut, coriander leaves, salt.
    • Mix until well combined.
    • For seasoning heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, red chilli and curry leaves, remove from heat and add it to prepared kosambari. 
    • Healthy and tasty Kosambari is ready to serve.

    Video

    Notes

    If you prefer to serve kosambari later on then add salt just before serving to make sure kosambari remains crunchy.
    Add/Reduce chillies as per your preferred spice levels.
     
     
    Tried this recipe?Leave your feedback and RATE THE RECIPE!
    Enjoy recipe video?Check out my YouTube channel FLAVOURS TREAT for more videos!
    Like this recipe?Join our EMAIL LIST to receive new recipes!