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