Monday, 15 July 2013

Kosambari (With strawberry)

Kosambari is a mung bean salad made in karnataka. There are plenty of versions of kosambari . It's tradionally made with split yellow mung bean ,cucumber ,coriander, carrot ,chilli, lime juice and grated carrots. Retaining the main ingredient yellow split mung bean i  wanted to try out a different combination . With my strawberrymania at the moment i couldn't help but slice in some of these berries into kosambari. This is the first time ever i'm adding a fruit to kosambari and it tasted heavenly.

Main Ingredients:
Yellow Split Mung Bean - 1/2 cup
Fresh lime - 1/4
Baby Chantenay Carrot- 1
Manzanilla olives with lemon and coriander dressing - 1/4 cup
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Black pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
Strawberries - 4

Optional Ingredient :

Finely chopped red onions - 1 tsp

Soak the yellow split mung bean for half an hour in water

Serves 2

Salad Preparation Method:
Peel the skin of carrot and grate it.Chop the strawberries and reserve one for decoration. Mix all the ingredients by sqeezing in a dash of Lime.

With legumes, fruit, veg , onion and olive going in , i couldn't ask for more for my one of 5-A-Day!

Sending this entry to this month's challenge 'Legume Salad - No Croutons Required ' @ Lisa's Kitchen  :

1 comment:

Lisa said...

I adore mung beans. Thanks for sharing this innovative dish with NCR.