Saturday, 18 July 2015


This recipe is the super match to the South Indian main dishes of breakfast in our region such as Idlies, Dosais, Pongal ,Oothappam, Ghee Roasts and so on..


Moong dal one cup
turmeric half teaspoon
shallots chopped half cup
curryleaves half cup
coriander leaves finely chopped
cooking oil one tablespoon
sambar powder one and half spoon
Asafoetida one pinch
Tamarind extract one cup
tomato finely chopped
salt as needed


Cook the moong dal with required water with half spoon of turmeric in a small pressure cooker with one whistle.

Heat the cooking oil in a dry pan.
Add the mustard seeds to crackle.
Followed by onions, curryleaves.

Saute a while and add sambar powder, adafoetida, tomato pieces.

Add tamarind extract, required salt, a small piece of jaggery.

Allow to boil until the extract becomes thick.

Add cooked dal with required water.

Check the salt and add coriander leaves.

Moong dal sambar is ready to be enjoyed with idlies or dosais or any other south indian dishes.

Give a try and enjoy how it is..!!!!

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