Monday, July 16, 2007

Moong Dal Sambar


1/2 cup Moong Dal

1 Chinese Eggplant

5 inches piece White Radish

3-4 Pieces of Drumstick

1/4 tsp Turmeric powder

1/2 tsp Chilli powder

11/4 tsp Coriander powder

1 Medium size Onion

1 Medium size Tomato

1tsp Mustard seeds

1/2 tsp Fenugreek seeds

1/4 tsp Tarmarind pulp

1/2 tsp Asafetida


Salt for taste

Curry leaves for garnishing


1. Boil the moong dal in a pressure cooker until 2 whistle.

2. Now, add the cut vegetables,turmeric powder & salt to the dal & cook for 10mts.

3. Then,add the Asafetida & tarmarind pulp to the gravy.

4. In a kadai heat 3tbsp of oil & splutter the Mustard seeds first & then fenugreek seeds & then add the chopped onion & fry for 6-7mts.

5. Add the chopped tomato & fry for 6-7mts.Then,add the chilli powder & coriander powder & fry the masala for 5mts.

6. Now,add the dal with vegetables to the kadai & cook for 2-3mts.

7. Garanish with curry leaves.

8. Sambar is ready serve with rice & roti.


Asha said...

OH SO delicious!! Feel like I want to reach out and take the plate!YUM!
Good to see you back Deepa:)

TBC said...

I've never tried sambar with moong dal. That's a nice idea.

lavi said...

hi deepa...moong dall sambhar is healthy than tuvar dall. my suggestion is you try the same sambhar without adding corriander powder..

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