Moong Dal Salad |Pesara Pappu Salad |Kosambari

Moong dal salad is popularly known as Kosambari. Kosambari is a really light, and refreshing salad and can be made on any occasion. This cooling salad is perfect snack for summer months. This is served as a side on Rama Navami festival along with paanakam. You can serve it as a side dish with your regular meals as well. This protein packed and healthy salad is very easy to make with all healthy ingredients. It even aids in weight loss and diabetic friendly. This is gluten free, vegan, nut-free and soy-free.

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How to make Moong Dal Salad

PREP TIME: 5 MINS  READY IN: 10 MINS  COURSE:SALADS CUISINE:INDIAN SERVINGS : 3

Ingredients

  • moong dal – 1/2 cup, soaked
  • cucumber – 2 tbsp, chopped
  • grated carrot – 2 tbsp
  • fresh grated coconut – 2 tbsp
  • pepper – pinch
  • green chilly paste – 1/8 tsp or green chillies – 1, chopped
  • cilantro
  • salt
  • lemon juice – 2 tsp

Instructions

  1. Rinse moong dal 2 to 3 times. Soak dal at least an hour. Drain water.
  2. Add cucumber, carrot, coconut, salt, green chili paste, cilantro, pepper and lemon juice. Mix well.
  3. Add seasoning by heating a tsp oil, add a little of mustard seeds, jeera, urad dal, few curry leaves and a red chilly.
  4. Serve chilled or at room temperature along with paanakam on Sri Rama Navami festival.

Tips

  1. You can adjust the ingredients according to your taste.
  2. Omit green chilli paste if don’t like spiciness.
  3. Can add pomegranate seeds.
Panakam & kosambari

step by step photo instructions

  1. Rinse moong dal 2 to 3 times. Soak dal atleast an hour. Drain water.

2. Add cucumber, carrot, coconut, salt, green chilli paste, cilantro, pepper and lemon juice. Mix well.

3. Add seasoning by heating a tsp oil, add a little of mustard seeds, jeera, urad dal, few curry leaves.

4. Serve chilled or at room temperature along with paanakam on Sri Rama Navami festival.

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