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Kosumalli | Vada paruppu | kosambari

South Indian moong dal salad recipe
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Resting time10 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Accompaniments, Salad
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: Healthy salad, Navratri recipes, no onion garlic recipes
Servings: 2
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • ¼ cup yellow moong dal
  • ½ cup grated carrot
  • ½ cup grated cucumber
  • 1 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 pinches asafoetida
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • Salt as needed
  • 1 tsp lemon juice


  • In a pan add ½ cup of water and bring this to a rolling boil.
  • Add the yellow moong dal to this and switch off the flame.
  • Let this sit in hot water for 15 minutes.
  • In a pan add oil and add the mustard seeds, chopped green chilis and asafoetida .
  • Once the mustard seeds splutter, add the chopped coriander leaves.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Once done, drain the water and add this dal to a bowl.
  • Add the grated carrot, cucumber, salt and the tempering mix to this.
  • Add the lemon juice.
  • Combine everything well.
  • Kosumalli | vada paruppu is ready.



1. You can add 1 tbsp of grated coconut to this kosumalli.
2. Finely chopped raw mango can also be added to the kosumalli | kosambari