Moong Dal Kosambari Recipe: How To Make Hesaru Bele Kosambari

By: Sowmya Subramanian
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Moong dal kosambari is an authentic salad of Karnataka fame and is prepared mainly during festivals. It is also a part of the full thali meals in the Kannada cuisine. Kosambari is a salad which is made from soaked moong dal and other vegetables like carrot, cucumber and raw mango. It is the same as, or similar to, the Maharashtrian salad called the moong dal koshimbir.

The hesaru bele kosambari is easy and quick to make at home. This is a protein-packed salad and can be consumed as a part of the staple vegetarian diet. If you are keen on preparing this healthy salad at home, continue reading the step-by-step procedure with the images and a video on how to make the kosambari recipe.

MOONG DAL KOSAMBARI RECIPE VIDEO

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MOONG DAL KOSAMBARI RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE HESARU BELE KOSAMBARI | MOONG DAL KOSHIMBIR RECIPE | MOONG DAL SALAD
Moong Dal Kosambari Recipe | How To Make Hesaru Bele Kosambari | Moong Dal Koshimbir Recipe | Moong Dal Salad
Prep Time
1 Hours
Cook Time
5 Minutes
Total Time
1 Hours5 Mins

Recipe By: Archana V

Recipe Type: Salad

Serves: 2

Ingredients
  • Soaked moong dal - 200 g

    Cucumber (peeled and chopped) - half a medium size

    Carrot (peeled and grated) - 1 medium size

    Raw totapuri mango (chopped) - ¼th cup

    Coconut (grated) - 2 tbsp

    Ginger (grated) - ¼th of an inch

    Green chillies (chopped) - 1 tsp

    Oil - 1 tbsp

    Mustard seeds - 1 tsp

    Asafoetida (hing) - ¼th tsp

    Curry leaves - 5-6

    Lemon juice - ½ a lemon squeezed

    Salt to taste

    Coriander (chopped) - 1 tbsp

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. Add the soaked moong dal in a bowl.

    2. Add cucumber, carrot and raw totapuri mango to the bowl.

    3. Then, add coconut, ginger and green chillies to it.

    4. Add oil to a heated pan, and then add the mustard seeds.

    5. Once it starts sputtering, add the curry leaves and asafoetida to prepare the tadka (tempering).

    6. Pour the tadka to the salad.

    7. Add lemon juice and salt.

    8. Mix all the content thoroughly.

    9. Add coriander on top and mix well again.

Instructions
  • 1.Wash the moong dal thoroughly before soaking it.
  • 2.Soak the moong dal for an hour and drain out the excess water.
  • 3.Add salt at the end, so that the water doesn't come through.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 cup
  • Calories - 87 cal
  • Fat - 4 g
  • Protein - 4 g
  • Carbohydrates - 9 g
  • Sugar - 6 g
  • Fibre - 3 g
  • Iron - 6%
  • Vitamin C - 29%

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE MOONG DAL KOSAMBARI

1. Add the soaked moong dal in a bowl.

kosambari recipe

2. Add cucumber, carrot and raw totapuri mango to the bowl.

kosambari recipe
kosambari recipe
kosambari recipe

3. Then, add coconut, ginger and green chillies to it.

kosambari recipe
kosambari recipe
kosambari recipe

4. Add oil to a heated pan, and then add the mustard seeds.

kosambari recipe
kosambari recipe

5. Once it starts sputtering, add the curry leaves and asafoetida to prepare the tadka (tempering).

kosambari recipe
kosambari recipe
kosambari recipe

6. Pour the tadka to the salad.

kosambari recipe

7. Add lemon juice and salt.

kosambari recipe
kosambari recipe

8. Mix all the content thoroughly.

kosambari recipe

9. Add coriander on top and mix well again.

kosambari recipe
kosambari recipe
kosambari recipe
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