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moong dal carrot salad | hesaru bele carrot kosambari recipe

easy moong dal carrot salad | hesaru bele carrot kosambari recipe
Course Salad
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 -3 servings


for salad

  • ½ cup moong dal
  • 1 carrot grated
  • ¼ cup coconut gratted
  • few chopped coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 green chilli chopped (optional)
  • 2 tbsp pomegranate seeds / dalimbe
  • ½ tbsp lime juice
  • salt to taste

for tempering:

  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • a pinch of asafoetida / hing
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp oil


  • firstly, soak moong dal for half an hour to one hour and drain off the excess water in a strainer.
  • furthermore, leave for some time so that all water fades away.
  • now keep aside grated half cup carrot, ¼th cup of coconut, 1 chilli and half lemon
  • in a mixing bowl add strained moong dal, grated coconut, chilli and grated carrot.
  • mix well together
  • furthermore, add coriander leaves.
  • moong dal carrot salad
  • just before serving, add salt and lemon juice and mix well.
  • furthermore, in a small pan heat oil and crackle mustard seeds and add urad dal and fry until it turns red. add curry leaves and asafoetida and fry for few more seconds. add the seasoning to the mixed salad and mix it nicely.
  • finally, garnish it with pomegranate and serve it with rice or you can eat plain.