South Indian Coconut Salad

South Indian Coconut Salad


Shredded fresh coconut 100 grams
Big red chilli 1 piece
Leeks 6 cm
Red onion 1/2 piece
Fresh coriander 3 stks
Juice of 1 lime
Sugar 1 tsp
A pinch of salt
Black mustard seeds 1 1/2 ml
Curry leaves 10 pieces
Cooking oil 2 tbsp

Julienne carrots, leeks and slice onion thinly. Slice chilli fine and chop fresh coriander. Mix coconut and all the vegetables in a bowl.
Heat oil in a pan, fry mustard seeds and curry leaves on low heat for a few seconds. Pour over the salad, add in lime juice, sugar and a pinch of salt. Mix again. Serve cold as a side dish or on a thali.

NOTE:This recipe is taken from my cookbook, ‘Vegetarian Food Fit For The Gods’.

Categories: Vegetarian Cookbook.

2 Responses to South Indian Coconut Salad

  • cindy
    August 14, 2013

    Hello Isaac,

    I tried to find where I can ´buy´ or download your bookbook. But it just send me round and round in a loop.

    Can you tell me yourself?


    • Isaac Lee
      August 15, 2013

      Hello Cindy!

      Nice that you found the site.

      You can buy the book in print at print-cost only here .

      The ebook versions for download will be available soon and much cheaper of course if you prefer that. I will let you know!

      Best Regards

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