Mangalore Mom
March 1, 2024

Cucumber Salad

Posted on March 1, 2024  •  2 minutes  • 321 words
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Experience the refreshing flavors of Mangalore with Mullusauthe Kosambari, a traditional cucumber salad bursting with freshness and zingy flavors. This light and vibrant dish, originating from Karnataka, is not only delicious but also incredibly simple to prepare. With just a handful of ingredients, including crunchy cucumber, zesty lemon, and fragrant coriander, this kosambari is the perfect accompaniment to any meal or a refreshing snack on its own. Let’s delve into the recipe and discover how to create this delightful salad that will elevate your dining experience!

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 3 people


For Tempering:

Preparation Steps:

  1. Peel the skin of the cucumber and chop it into small pieces.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the chopped cucumber, chopped green chillies, coriander leaves, and grated fresh coconut.
  3. Squeeze the juice of one lemon over the mixture and toss well to combine.
  4. Tempering: In a small pan, heat oil. Add mustard seeds, split urad dal, and red chillies (if using). Once the mustard seeds start spluttering and the dal turns golden brown, add chopped curry leaves and fry for a few seconds.
  5. Pour the tempering over the cucumber mixture and give it a gentle mix.

Your Mullusauthe Kosambari is now ready to be served!

Enjoy this refreshing cucumber salad as a side dish with your favorite South Indian meal or as a light and healthy snack. Its crisp texture and tangy flavor will surely tantalize your taste buds and leave you feeling refreshed.


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