Sprouted green moong dal and barley kosambari
Healthy Indian style salad made of sprouted green moong dal and barley.
- Sprouted Green Moong dal – 1 cup ( see below on how to sprout the green moong dal)
- cooked barley- ½ cup
- chopped cucumber - ⅓ cup
- grated carrot – 2 tbsp
- grated cauliflower- 2 tbsp
- coriander leaves- 2 tbsp
- Salt to taste
- Lemon juice to taste
- Oil- 1 tsp
- Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
- Chana dal – ½ tsp
- Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
- Chopped Green chilly – ½ tsp
- A pinch of Asafatedia
To Sprout the green moong dal-
Wash and soak the green moong dal in enough water for 8-10 hours. Drain the water completely. Put the dal in a container, close it and leave it in a dark place. Let stand for 1½ day to 2 days.
Sprouts are ready to be used.
Making the tempering-
Do the tempering by heating the oil. When the oil gets hot, add the mustard seeds and let them pop.
Add the chana dal, cumin seeds, green chilly, curry leaves and asafoetida.. Fry for few seconds.
Making the kosambari (salad)-
In a bowl, combine the sprouted Moong dal, barley, cucumber, carrot, cauliflower and coriander leaves.
Add the tempering to the Moong dal mixture
Add salt and lemon juice to taste.
Mix and serve immediately..