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HARBARA SALAD Vegetarian-Dish

Harbara salad's main ingredient is green gram which is supposed to be very healthy.


Tender fresh green gram
: 1 cup
Onion finely chopped
: 1 medium
Fresh coconut sraped fine
: 2 tbsp
Green chillies slit
: 2
Coriander leaves finely chopped
: 1 tbsp
Mustard & cumin seeds
: 1/4 tsp
: 3-4 pinches
: To taste
Lemon juice
: 1 tsp
: 1 tsp
Ginger grated
: 1/4 tsp

Harbara Salad


  • If gram is not very tender, microwave a little as shown in introduction.
  • Or boil with a pinch of soda bicarb, drain, hold under cold running water.
  • Drain, pat dry. Heat oil in a sauce pan.
  • Add seeds, asafoetida, allow to splutter.
  • Add ginger, stir. Add onions and slit chillies.
  • Stirfry till onions are tender and pink.
  • Cool to room temperature. Keep aside 1 tbsp. coconut, a little coriander.
  • Mix all remaining ingredients into onions.
  • Toss with a fork till well mixed.
  • Pour into salad bowl, garnish with coconut and coriander.
  • Serve cold.