Monday, March 4, 2013

CARROT KOSUMALLI | SOUTH INDIAN SALAD

In Tamil Nadu, salads are known as Kosumalli. There are different varieties of Kosumalli using raw vegetables with carrot kosumalli being the common one.It is served in South Indian weddings and on special occasions.
Carrot Kosumalli


Ingredients
Grated carrot: 1 cup
Lemon small sized: half 
Salt: 1/2 tsp
Oil: 1 tsp
Mustard seeds: 1/4 tsp
Green chillies chopped: 1 tsp
Asafoetida: a pinch
Curry leaves: 4
Coriander leaves: few

Procedure:
1) Peel and grate the carrots
2) Add salt and mix well
3) Before serving add lemon juice
4) Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.Once it starts spluttering add curry leaves and asafeotida and add this to the carrot
5) Garnish with coriander leaves

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28 comments:

  1. Colorful salad..one of my Bangalore friend used to add soaked yellow moong dal and fresh grated coconut along with carrots/cucumber.. I think it is called "kosambari"??! Think am confusing..sorry! :)

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    1. Yes Mahi.This is also called as Kosambari

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  2. Yummy ! N perfect for the summers,.. I usually top tele with loads of grated coconut n prepare a tempering ... Lovely to know you thru BM Shylaja

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  3. Perfect...refreshing,,,awesome click!

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  4. This is such a refreshing salad. I usually toast some peanuts and add that too to this dish for the added crunch that it gives.

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  5. Healthy,colourful and the most favourite salad, just love it.

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  6. what an easy salad - perfect for summer

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  7. Wow what a refreshing colour!..simple and best..

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  8. simple and healthy kosumalli salad.

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  9. i remember reading about this, long back, this looks so inviting with the rich colors

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  10. Very easy to make and nutritious too..

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  11. one of the simplest and delicious Salad I have ever had!!!
    Sowmya
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  12. Good one. I usually make this and mix it in curds !

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  13. Colorful one. One of my Sri Lankan friend use to this for all parties. It tastes good and goes with all type of food.

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  14. Such a refreshing and colorful salad! My son loves this. I also add chopped bell pepper to the dish to add another layer of crunch and flavor :)

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  15. Lovely kosumbari. My mother used to make this to go with rotis, if she was in a hurry.

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  16. Such a delicious & colorful salad.

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  17. I was looking for a salad to make for lunch. I will try this one!

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  18. Simple salad , but with a good flavor.

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  19. Love this simple salad. Please do send it to my "Healthy Me & Healthy Us" event. Please do read the event rules :)

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