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moong dal salad

Moong dal Salad | Koshambir

Moong dal salad is one of the essentials during festive days in South India. It makes a good snack to binge. 

Course accompaniments, lunch ideas
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword koshambir, moong dal salad, south indian dishes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author jayashree

Ingredients

  • 1 cup moong dal
  • 1 teaspoon bengal gram
  • 1 cucumber (long variety)
  • 1 cup fresh coconut
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 lemon

For the seasoning:

  • 2 teaspoon oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon asafoetida
  • a few curry leaves
  • 2 green chilly

Instructions

  1. Soak the moong dal and bengal gram in water for two hours.

  2. Cut the cucumber into small pieces.

  3. Grate the coconut.

  4. Take oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, once it splutters, put asafoetida, green chilly and curry leaves. Keep it aside for later use.

  5. Drain the water from the soaked dal, put it in a colander for sometime.

  6. Put the dal and cucumber in a wide bowl. Add salt to it. Put grated coconut. Add the seasoning and mix well. Moondal Koshambir is ready to serve