BEAT THE SUMMER WITH KOSAMBARI - CUCUMBER SALAD

Posted on May 8th, 2024 03:18 PM

Ingredients:

- 1 cup chopped cucumber

- 1 tbsp soaked split mung dal

- 1/2 cup grated coconut

- 1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves

- Black salt, to taste

Tempering:

- 1/4 tsp sesame oil

- 1/2 tsp mustard seeds

- 1/2 tsp Organic urad dal

- Pinch of hing (asafoetida)


Instructions:

1. Prepare the Salad Base:

  • In a mixing bowl, combine the chopped cucumber, soaked mung dal, grated coconut, and chopped coriander leaves.

  • Season with black salt according to taste and mix well. Set aside.

2. Prepare the Tempering:

  • Heat sesame oil in a small tempering pan over medium heat.

  • Add mustard seeds and let them splutter.

  • Add urad dal and saut√© until it turns golden brown.

  • Sprinkle a pinch of hing and stir for a few seconds until fragrant. Remove from heat.

3. Combine and Serve:

  • Pour the prepared tempering over the cucumber mixture into the bowl.

  • Toss gently to evenly coat the salad with the tempering.

  • Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.

  • Optionally, squeeze some fresh lemon juice over the salad for a tangy twist.

  • Serve chilled as a refreshing side dish or enjoy on its own as a light and healthy snack.

This cucumber kosambari salad recipe is not only delicious but also rich in nutrients, making it a perfect addition to your meal. Try it today for a burst of flavours and textures!

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