Pasi Paruppu Kosumalli Recipe (Spiced Lentil Salad Recipe)
Pasi Paruppu Kosumalli Recipe (Spiced Lentil Salad Recipe) is a simple salad made using soaked moong dal lentil mixed with an assortment of cucumber, carrot, and coconut and tempered with Indian spices.
The salad is usually made during an auspicious festival like Navaratri(Gollu) in the Southern region of India.It is served as a side dish to be relished while eating a meal. There are many variations that can be made with the type of vegetable being used. This recipe is the traditional way of making Kosumalli in most South Indian households.
Serve your fresh Pasi Parupu Kosumalli Recipe (Spiced Lentil Salad Recipe) during lunch or relish it as a quick snack.
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- 1/2 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split)
- 1 Cucumber , finely chopped
- 1 Carrot (Gajjar) , grated
- 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
- 2 tablespoon Lemon juice
- Salt , to taste For the seasoning
- 1 teaspoon Cooking oil
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
- 2 Green Chillies , slit
- 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
- 1 sprig Curry leaves , roughly torn
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped, for garnish
How to make Pasi Paruppu Kosumalli Recipe (Spiced Lentil Salad Recipe)
We begin making Pasi Parupu Kosumalli Recipe (Spiced Lentil Salad Recipe) by washing and soaking the dal for half an hour. Drain the water.
Keep all the vegetables prepped and set it aside.
Heat the skillet with oil and temper it with mustard seeds, asafoetida, green chillies, and curry leaves. Add it to the mixed vegetables.
Drain the dal and add it to the mixture with salt to taste and mix it thoroughly till the dal is evenly coated.
Serve your fresh Pasi Paruppu Kosumalli Recipe (Spiced Lentil Salad Recipe) during lunch or relish it as a quick snack.
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