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Moong Dal Sambar / Tiffin Sambar With Moong Dal




Moong Dal - 1/3 cup
Onions -1/2 (sliced)
Tomato -1 nos chopped
Green Chillies-2 nos
Brinjal -2 nos (cut into sliced or cube)
Carrot-1 nos (
Radish -1/2 cup (sliced)
Okra-6 nos
Bottergourd -1/2 cup (small cubes)
Sambar oinions-10 nos
Tamarind- lemon size (soak in a water)
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Asafoetia-1/8 tsp
Jaggery-1/4 tsp
Coriander leaves-2 tbsp
Curry leaves-few
Mustard seeds-1 tsp
Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil-1 tbsp

Sambar Powder:-

Channa dal-1 1/2 tbsp
Coriander seeds-1 1/2 tsp
Dry Red chillies-3 -4 nos
Fenugreek Seeds-1/2 tsp


 Sambar powder:-

Heat a small pan  add1/2 tsp of oil ,add channa dal,coriander seeds,red chillies and fengreek seeds roast till it slight golden color .Grind it to a coarsely powder.
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Pressure cook dal for 3 whistles,mash and keep aside.
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Chop the onions,vegetables ,tomatoes,green chillies.
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Heat pan oil and add mustard seeds,cumin seeds when its pops up.then add green chillies, hing,curry leaves.fry for 1 minutes.
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Add sliced onions,small onions fry for 4 minutes,then add tomatoes and vegetables  fry in medium flame for 2 minutes.Add little salt while frying for easy cooking of the vegetables.
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Add required water and the tamarind and boil till the vegetables get cooked.Add coriander leaves,salt and jaggery.Add the sambar powder and bring to boil.
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Add the cooked dal and mix well.Adjust water as needed to get a sambar consistency.Bring to boil and garnish with coriander leaves.
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Serve with idly / dosa or rice.



Shailaja Reddy

Delicious & tempting sambar. Lovely clicks.


Hello, blog hopping and found your beautiful blog.

Good post. Yummy...!

Continue blogging, all the best.


Gajus kitchen

sambar looks yummy and healthy with all the vegetables added


delicious sambhar


Good one

Swathi Iyer

Delicious sambar with moong dal.


Healthy and delicious sambar, I do it just with onions and tomatoes..

Veena Theagarajan

Sambar looks yummy and with all the vegetables it is healthy too


Lovely sambhar and healthy

Rita Bose

Wow! Sambhar looks so tempting! :)

Nalini's Kitchen

nice and flavorful sambhar...perfect with idlys.


Looks so good with all those vegetables.

suhaina aji

oh wow...ur blog looks so diferrent and beautiful...i really missed ur wonderful recipes...this sambal looks yumm and very well expalined.

Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover

Oh, this sound so yummy.

Suja Md

Wow Divya!! my favorite sambar, perfect combo with crispy medu vadais!!

Bhawna Bagri

Delicious and healthy samber with moong dal!!1

Savitha Ganesan

Very healthy sambar.looking colourfull.

Sona - QP / PQ

yummy yummy sambar, Divya !!1


So many vegetables! I love it!


Tempting sambar

Vidya Chandrahas

What a mouthwatering sambar!.superb..simply love it.

Shruti Dhingra Wahi

YUM YUM.....love the sambhar :)
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Kaveri Venkatesh

A very flavorful Sambar..perfect with idlis and dosas

Nilu A

Simple,comforting and delicious sambar Divya :-)

Saranya Balaji

Delicious sambar..well explained...

Preeti Jaipal

sounds delish dear...


delicious sambhar,would love to eat with idli +ghee!!

Priti S

Looks yum..perfect with anything for me


Mouthwateringly good!

Latha Madhusudhan

I love sambar in any form and never say no to it.

Luv the twist of the dal in this. Looks delicious.

Latha Madhusudhan

I love sambar in any form and never say no to it.

Luv the twist of the dal in this. Looks delicious.


Delicious and yummy sambar..

Sanoli Ghosh

Wow...tempting sambar with moong dal.


fantastic recipe
Tasty Appetite


Sambar looks perfect and delicious...love to have it with rice


sambar looks delicious... just saw your new layout, it looks fabulous...

Asiya Omar

Wow! Looks great..

Premas Culinary

Delicious sambar dear,yummy version...

Swasthi Blank

nice clicks and delicious sambar

Rafeeda AR

really lovely sambar...

Sona - quick picks/pick quicks

very neatly explained...yummy looking sambar.

Ambreen (Simply Sweet 'n Savory)

Delicious & healthy with all these veggies, looks yummy!


Yummy sambar

Rani Acharyulu

Delicious yummy sambar.

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