Karnataka Style Baledindina Kosambari Recipe (Banana Stem Salad)
Fresh and crunchy salad made with banana stem flavoured with fresh coconut, green chillies,onions and coriander leaves.
Karnataka Style Baledindina Kosambari Recipe (Banana Stem Salad) is a fresh and healthy salad made with banana stem and tossed with freshly grated coconut, green chilies, onions and coriander leaves. The dish is very good for diabetic patients as the bitterness of the stem is a natural remedy for diabetes. It has zero fat and no cholesterol and helps in managing the weight.
If you are looking for more Karnataka recipes here are some:
- 1 Banana Stem , skin peeled and cut into small pieces
- 1/4 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split)
- 1 Onion , chopped
- 1 Green Chilli , chopped
- 1/2 Lemon
- 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
- 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
- Salt , to taste
- 1 tablespoon Sunflower Oil
- 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
- 2 Green Chillies , chopped
- 1 sprig Curry leaves
How to make Karnataka Style Baledindina Kosambari Recipe (Banana Stem Salad)
To begin preparing the Baledindina Kosambari Recipe soak the dal for an hour and then drain the water.
Finely chop the vegetables and add it to the dal in a mixing bowl.
Add freshly grated coconut, coriander leaves, salt and lemon juice and mix it well.
The next step is tempering. For tempering, heat the oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.
Once it crackles, add asafoetida and curry leaves and let it crisp up.
Add it to the kosambari and mix everything properly.