Cucumber Kosambari

This is a very simple salad that goes well with rotis or can be eaten as it is.

I am  sending this recipe to Dish name starts with:C hosted by Akila of Akila’s kitchen.

Cucumber Kosambari


1 medium size cucumber

a handful of split yellow moong dal

juice of half a lemon

2 pinches pepper (optional)

salt as required

few coriander leaves


  1. Wash and soak the moong dal for 30 minutes. Drain the water and keep aside.
  2. Chop the cucumber into small pieces. In a mixing bowl add cucumber pieces,dal and the remaining ingredients. Mix well and serve.

November 28, 2010. Tags: , , . Salad.


  1. sayantani replied:

    like this type of salad with soaked lentils. loved you tiffin sambar…amazing colour.

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