August 02, 2006

MOONG DAL-CUCUMBER-PEANUT MEDLEY (Kosumbari)

Hesaru bele-Soutekayi-Peanuts Kosumbari:

Excellent, crunchy ,tasty ,cool cucumber side dish/salad on a hot summer day! Use fresh young tender cucumber. Enjoy!

You Need:
2 Cups Cucumber cubed
2 tsp Moong Dal, soaked in water for 2 hours and drained (Yes! use it raw)
1 tbsp Spicy Peanuts crushed
1 tsp Cilantro
Salt and some sugar (optional)
1 tsp Lemon Juice
1 tsp Dry Grated Coconut

TEMPER:
1 tsp Oil
1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
2 Curry Leaves
1 Fresh Green Chilly,slit

To make:
1. Mix all the above ingredients from cucumber to salt.
2. Heat oil for tempering, add the ingregients given and then pour in the temperings.
3. Serve chilled.

Have fun! :)

2 comments:

Sumitha said...

Yay another foodie from Karnataka,Oh I am so happy!I lived all my life in Karnataka and very familiar with all the dishes but have no right authentic recipes,I am glad you too are from my home town.
And Welcome to the world of blogging!Heyy no one will know you have started a blog unless you let them know by leaving a comment in their blog.
So come on join our world visit blogs and let people know you Asha!

Foodie's Hope said...

Thanks Sumita.I will try my best to post authentic recipes from Karnataka.We NEED those, don't we?