Kadlebele southekai kosambari recipe | How to make gram dal cucumber salad

By Latha on August 25th, 2017

kaldebele and southekai kosambari recipe

Kadlebele southekai kosambari or gram dal and cucumber salad recipe explained with step by step pictures. Kadlebele kosambari or southekai kosambari is prepared using gram dal, cucumber and fresh grated coconut. This type of salad or kosambari is prepared during festivals and on any other special occasions.

This type of kosambari or salads are prepared and served in small quantities. It is a starter dish in a multicourse meal. Kosambari is prepared and distributed in temples and during Ramanavami festival. You can find one more hesaru bele and carrot kosambari on this website.

You can find many salad and raitha recipes in our salads section.

Kadlebele and southekai kosambari recipe

Preparation time: 2 hours
Cooking time: 5 min
Serves: 4

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 4 tbsp kadlebele or gram dal
  2. 1/2 cucumber finely chopped
  3. 2 tbsp fresh grated coconut
  4. 1/2 green chili chopped (optional; I didn't use)
  5. 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves (optional; I didn't use)
  6. Salt as per your taste

Ingredients for tempering:

  1. 1 tsp cooking oil
  2. 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  3. 1/2 red chili broken
  4. A pinch of asafoetida

Instructions for making kadlebele southekai kosambari:

  1. Soak 4 tbsp of kadlebele or gram dal for 2 hours. Add 1/4 tsp of salt while soaking.Soaking gram dal for kadlebele and southekai kosambari
  2. Finely chop the cucumber.finely chop the cucumber for kadlebele and southekai kosambari
  3. Take soaked gram dal, chopped cucumber and grated coconut in a bowl.coconut for avalakki unde or poha laddu or aval ladoo
  4. Prepare tempering using oil, mustard, red chili and asafoetida. Add the tempering to the bowl and adjust the salt level. Optionally you can add chopped green chili and coriander leaves.sugar for avalakki unde or poha laddu or aval ladoo
  5. Give a quick mix and serve.roasted ingredients for avalakki unde or poha laddu or aval ladoo

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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