How to prepare Kosumalli/ salad
Prep time – under 15 mins
Serves – 2
Moong dal/split yellow variety/pasiparuppu – 1/2 cup
Grated or finely chopped cucumber – 1/2 cup
Grated coconut – 1/4 cup
Fresh Lemon juice to taste
Salt as needed
For the seasoning
Oil – 1 tsp
Mustard seeds -3/4 tsp
Green chillies – 2 slit
Hing – a pinch
Curry leaves -few
Wash and soak moong dal for 1/2 an hour. Drain the water and keep it aside.
Grate cucumber, add salt to it and keep it aside for 15 minutes.
Grate coconut.(fresh coconut preferable)
Heat a tsp of oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add hing, green chillies and curry leaves.
Add lemon juice to taste and mix everything well.
Serve this salad with rice, pulao, roti or just have it as an evening snack like me.
Since me and my kids love salads, you will find a long list of Indian Salad Recipes in my space.