Thursday, July 05, 2007

Koshimbiri Karanji



Kanadigas love Koshimbiri seen in the picture a salad made with soaked lentils and veggies. I get invited to a lot of social gatherings and this is a ubiquitous one. I thought why not try to make a karanji with it. Karanji is a stuffed pastry made with sweet or spicy filling in Maharashtra.

Ingredients
1 cup moog dal soaked for 1 hr and drained
1 cup grated carrot
1/2 cup grated raw mango
1 tablespoon grated fresh coconut
1 handful cilantro
3/4 green chilies chopped
salt to taste

1 cup Chapati dough

Mix all the ingredients to make this salad and keep aside. Now roll out chapati a little bigger than a puri. Stuff the Koshimbiri, seal the curved edge and roast on the girdle with a little oil. Turn over and roast the other side. Serve hot with coconut chutney or ketchup if you are too lazy to make a chutney.

9 comments:

  1. Very innovative, Anjali.

    You could make them smaller and steam 'em - and you will have momos!

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  2. Lovely Anjali - it refereshes the mind to see simple yet wonderful new ideas like these. - and loved anita's idea too. great going gals !

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  3. excellent one ...Looks it must have tasted great ...

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  4. Anjali,very cool recipe .I love to eat Kosumbari,Must taste great:)

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  5. Very cool! Seems like a very healthy tasty dish.

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  6. I love to have that moong dal salad in a bowl by itself. They are crunchy and refreshing!

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  7. Yeah Anita the momos are a great idea too. Even among kolis we have something similar I don't recollect the name.

    Gals thanks for your comments. I did forget to mention the taste so will update the post.

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  8. 2good.
    This is good to eat in travel especially.
    MOMOS idea is also gr8. But can we steam wheat dough ?

    I would love to try this.

    Thanks gals !

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  9. Well done. M gonna try this out. :-)

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