Sunday, March 13, 2011

Moong Dal Sambar

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Moongdal Sambar:

Today, I bring for you a delicious side dish for Idly, dosa, chapati & poori. This is pretty simple recipe to prepare. I make this very often. Moong dal is rich in protein and this sambar is  a healthy way to include high amounts of protein in our diet.

Here is the easy and tasty simple recipe for moongdal sambar…!

Try and Enjoy!

Ingredients:
  • Moong dal                                - 1 cup
  • Onion                                       - 1
  • Tomato                                     - 1
  • Green chilly                               - 2
  • Oil                                            - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard                                    - ¼ tsp
  • Cumin                                       - ½ tsp
  • Asafetida                                  - ¼ tsp
  • Turmeric pwd                            - ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste
Method:

  1. Wash and pressure cook the dal till it is done.
  2. Heat oil in a pan.
  3. Add mustard, cumin, curry leaves and asafetida.
  4. Wait to crackle.
  5. Add onion pieces and fry till transculent.
  6. Add green chillies and tomatoes.
  7. Fry till the tomatoes are soft.
  8. Add turmeric pwd and salt.
  9. Add ½ cup water and allow to boil.
  10. Smash the cooked moong dal and add to the pan.
  11. If required add water , depending on the consistency of sambar you prefer.
  12. Taste and adjust salt.
  1. Delicious moongdal sambar ready to enjoy with hot, soft chapatis.:)
Wishing a lovely day to all..!
Jay

56 comments:

  1. Mamma mia, looks so yummy!!!
    Makes me hungry.....
    cheers

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  2. Beautiful colors in this dish.

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  3. flavourful delicious sambar

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  4. So beautiful color and yummy !!!

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  5. Thats a lovely and colorful dal... i make it but with a little variations.... ur version looks delicious :)

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  6. A very healthy nad delicious looking dhal it looks really colourful nad tasty.

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  7. Really easy yet it looks super.

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  8. That's an all time favorite at South Indian homes- yum!

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  9. My favorite go to dish on busy days.Your curry looks so delicious.

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  10. Wow Jay that was simple and easy but very healthy receipe too..


    Thanks for sharing.

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  11. Love this sambar with pongal,yumm!

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  12. very awesome yummy with idly and vada
    www.rajafood.blogspot.com

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  13. Sambhar looks yummy perfect with parathas and rice.

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  14. Dal looks so delicious. Perfect with chapathi.

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  15. Beautiful colors and delicious...

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  16. There is a award for you at my blog...pls collect it..

    FunWidFud

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  17. Thats a nice way to enjoy more sambar
    Plz do collect the award waiting for u in my awards page
    http://panchamrutham.blogspot.com/

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  18. my son loves this dal with rice. Looks comfort bowl...

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  19. Nice and delicious recipe.. looks amazing !!

    Indian Cuisine

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  20. Comfy n homey..great recipe Jay!


    US Masala

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  21. Delicious looking dal... Would be great with idlis or dosas...

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  22. Nice colour.Must be great with idlis.

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  23. perfect dal for idly and venpongal

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  24. i make it too but with some changes- this looks yummy jay !

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  25. hi jay

    i am really happy to follow ur blog

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  26. I make the same but have it with idly will sure try with roti next time!

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  27. I make dal never tried sambar ....looks yum

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  28. I luv dal sambar with rotis....nice step wise pics..

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  29. Easy to prepare & very well explained Jay!! Loved it!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  30. Delicious sambar Jay. One of my fav weekday dinners :-)

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  31. Thanks for your kind comments on my blog!! Looks like a delicious dish!

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  32. What a gorgeous dish...love the vibrant color with the green garnishes~

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  33. Simple and yummy! This is my favorite too...

    http://treatntrick.blogspot.com

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  34. Perfect sidedish for rotis and moong dal sambar looks too good, Jay ;)

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  35. This looks so tempting. Love Mung dall. I make it similar to you but don't use onions!! I'll try it with onions now.

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  36. Perfect yummy sambar..my favorite

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  37. Wish I could grab those foods! drools!

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  38. This is what I usually order for lunch. How I love this dish and now I have the recipe,,,Yeah!

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  39. super sambhar...perfect for idly,dosa!!

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  40. my fav dal looks great Jay

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  41. Delicious yummy sambar, amma used to make it.

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  42. That's little different, never made sambhar out of moong dal.

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  43. perfect for Dosa!!! Awesome recipe.. Thanks for sharing it.

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  44. I never tried making sambar with moong dal. This definitely will be delicious.

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  45. Never thought of making sambar with moong daal. Looks delicious.

    Cheers,
    Satrupa
    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  46. Looks absolutely delicious and flavorful!

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  47. Nice Sambar! I prepare this for idli/dosa/upma..never tried it with roti's! :P:P

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  48. Hey u r recipe is delicious.....yummy....i am very happy today a prepare this one ....superb.....

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