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sprouted green moong dal barley kosamabri
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Sprouted green moong dal and barley kosambari

Healthy Indian style salad made of sprouted green moong dal and barley.
Prep Time2 d 15 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2
Author: Madhavi


  • 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..