Saturday, November 4, 2017



A " kosambari" is a kind of  light salad made with dals and some grated vegetables that is commonly prepared in South India, especially in Karnataka. Kosambaris are often made for festivals as they are easy to make, healthy and tasty. For example, here's the recipe for the popular Cucumber & Dal Kosambari.

Today we use Sweet Corn and Carrots, to prepare an easy to make yet another delicious kosambari.

  • Sweet Corn, 1 cob or 1 cup Sweet Corn Kernels
  • Carrots, 2
  • Green Chillies, finely chopped, 2-3
  • Coconut Gratings, 1 to 1 and 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt , to taste
  • Lime juice, from 1/2  a lime
  • Coriander Leaves, finely chopped, 1 tbsp

Pressure cook the sweet corn in salt water for 1 or 2 whistles. When the cooker cools, remove the boiled sweet corn kernels and keep aside
Wash, peel and scrape the carrots. Grate the carrots and keep aside
In a bowl mix together the boiled corn kernels, grated carrots, finely chopped green chillies, finely chopped coriander leaves, salt and coconut gratings.
Toss this till all the ingredients are well mixed
Now, add the lime juice and mix well once again
The sweet corn carrot kosambari is ready to be served

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