Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Moong dal Kosambari/Vada Paruppu

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When it is Ramanavami my mom prepares vadaparuppu and if it is Tulsi pooja my mom prepare this…Only later I came to know Kosambari is aka Vadaparuppu.When we went to family treat I saw kosambari being displayed and my hubby had it as starter.Though I am not very fond of it I can make this for my entire family.A simple and very easy starter.


 



Ingredients:


 



Moong dal 2 tbsp
oil 1 tsp
mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
green chilies 2
lemon(small) 1
Salt as required

 


Method:



1.Cut green chilies into fine pieces.



2.Squeeze juice from lemon sans seeds.



3.Soak moong dal in water for 20 mins and completely drain water from it.



4.Take a bowl and add moong dal + salt and stir it well.



5.In a wok add oil and wait till it gets heated.Once it gets heated add mustard seeds and wait for it to splutter.Finally add green chilies and give a quick stir.Add this seasoning to the moong dal and mix well.



6.Finally add lemon juice to the moong dal and mix well.The moong dal kosambari/vadaparuppu would be ready.


 


Notes:



1.You can finely chopped raw mango,grated carrot,grated cabbage and grated coconut to the kosambari and make it just an yummy starter.



6 comments:

  1. wow thats healthy recipe...love it anytime!

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  2. Cooking moong dal without making it mushy is a bit tricky, you have done perfectly :)

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  3. Perfectly done dear. Nice and vibrant colour you have got. YummY.

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  4. New to me. have heard abt this but never tried..

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  5. delicious dear..U have made it perfectly..Love to make this..New follower here..

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