Sunday, 1 April 2012

Mooli , Daal & Tomato Kosambari

Mooli , Daal & Tomato Kosambari

Unlike the carrot Kosambari  Salad , the Radish Kosambari Salad is an interesting blend of the contrasting flavors of sweet coconut  and sharp radish brought together by the juicy flavors of tomato . The sum total is fresh and delicious .

Salad Ingredients :
1 Cup Grated Coconut ( Grate through the biggest hole in the grater ) .
2 Cups White Mooli / Radish ( Also garted as above ) .
6 Tomatoes ( Seeds removed , cut long and thin ) .
2/3d Cup Moong Dal ( Soaked in cold water with salt , 2 - 3 hours ) .
Fistful Green Coriander ( Roughly chopped ) .
2-3 Green Chilies ( Or more , minced ) .
Juice of 2 Lemons ( Adjust ) .
Salt . 

The Chownk:
1 1/2 Teaspoon Rai.
1/8th Teaspoon HIng.
2 Tablespoon Refined Oil .
5-6 Red Chiles . 
2-3 Sprigs Curry Putta.

Drain the water from the daal , and lightly mix all the salad ingredients . In a hot oil prepare the chownk by spluttering rai , hing and then the curry leaves and red chiles , toss 30 to a minute seconds and incorporate into the mixed salad . Taste and adjust flavors .

Serve chilled ,

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