Thursday, January 26, 2012


Today is blogging marathon # 12 day 4. This Moongdal sambhar i will make once in 10 days. It goes well with rice, idli and dosa. It has a different taste than the regular sambhar.


Moong Dal - 1 cup
Onion - 1
Tomato -1 ( big)
Chopped vegetables like carrot, Capsicum - 1/2 cup ( you can also add beans)
Tamarind extract - 1/2 cup,
salt as per your taste
oil,mustard seeds,red chili,curry leaves for seasoning,

coriander leaves for garnishing

1. Soak moongdal for ten minutes

2. Heat oil and season with mustard seeds, red chili, curry leaves.

3. Fry onions , tomato and all vegetables.

4. Add sambar powder(you can add 1: 3 ratio of chili powder and Dhaniya powder)

5. Add tamarind extract, salt and soaked moong Dall.

6. Leave for 3 to 4 whistles.
5. Garnish with coriander leaves



good one! I make moong dal sambar also on similar lines !

Priyas Feast

Luv the shallots in moong dal sambar..


Awesome Recipe...Bookmarked



I make mong dal sambar but I do not veggies to it (except tomato) and I use lime juice instead of tamarind.

Tamarind addition is new to me and will try it next time.


Looks good!

Nalini's Kitchen

Delicious sambhar,like to have it with hot fluffy idly...


Super comforting sambar,love it simply with papads.


Nice healthy sambhar vidhya. I too do this the same way

Cool Lassi(e)

Simple and delicious sambhar!


comforting and delicious!...

Gayathri Kumar

One of my fav sambar. Looks so delicious...


Wow have to try soemthime with moong dal, usually i make sambar with toor dal. This must taste yumm

Athisaya Divya

Versatile and easy to make sambar. looks yummy..


We love this with Idlis!


This is a regular dish @ home for idly/dosa. i make them without tamarind!!! looks yum!!!

The Pumpkin Farm

looks divine

Suma Gandlur

Yummy one!

veena krishnakumar

I have never made sambhar with moongdal...shall try it some time

Hemavathi Murari

super sambhar vidhya and moong dal is good to health and takes lesser time to cook than tuvar dhal.
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