How to make Payaru Kosumalli - Lentil and coconut salad.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) (मूंगदाल धुली), Fresh coconut (ताज़ा नारियल)

Cuisine : TamilNadu

Course : Salads

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Payaru Kosumalli Recipe Card

Payaru Kosumalli

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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Payaru Kosumalli Recipe

  • Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) steamed 1 cup

  • Fresh coconut grated 1/2 cup

  • Carrot grated 1/2

  • Raw mango grated 1/2

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Cucumber grated 1/2

  • Lemon juice 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 6-8

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Asafoetida a pinch


Step 1

Mix together moong dal, cucumber, carrot, raw mango and coriander leaves in a bowl.

Step 2

Add coconut, lemon juice and salt and mix well. Heat oil in a small pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Step 3

Add curry leaves, green chillies and asafoetida. Add this tempering to the dal mixture and mix well. Chill in the refrigerator before serving.