Thursday, February 22, 2007

Moong Dal Sambar (Passi Paruppu Sambar)
Paasi Paruppu Sambar (Payatham Paruppu Sambar) Moong Dal Sambar
[] Easy way of Making Sambar.
[] Goes well with tiffins like Idli, Dosa,Upma, Sevai.
[] Tastes Great

Moong Dal Sambar

Ingredients Needed:
1. Moong Dal 1/2 cup
2. Green Chillies 2
3. Pearl Onions 10
4. Hing
5. Turmeric Powder
6. Sambar Powder - 1 tsp
7. Tamarind water 1/4 cup
8. Tomatoes 2
9. Vegetables - Drum Stick, Brinjal, Carrot, Potato - One or in a Combine.
10. Salt to taste.
11. Fenugreek Seeds 1/4 tsp

For Tempering:
1. Mustard seeds
2. Curry Leaves

1. Pressure cook Dal by adding Green Chillies, Turmeric, Tomatoes and Fenugreek seeds. Mash them nicely and keep it aside.
2. Heat Oil in a Kadai or Pan, add Mustard seeds and Curry leaves, then add Onion and fry well.
3. Add remaining Vegetables and fry for a minute.
4. Now goes Tamarind Water, Sambar Powder and Hing.
5. Cook till the raw smell goes from Tamarind, now add mashed dal and 1/2 cup water and bring it to a boil.
6. Garnish with Coriander leaves.

=X= Serve Hot.


FH said...

I love Moong dal dishes.Yesterday,I made dal too with this but not Sambhar.Looks yummy.Got to make some with Idlis.Thanks MT!

Bong Mom said...

Just yesterday saw this at IndoSunGod and was asking her "how come Moong Dal in Sambhar" and got the answer
Looks good and since I love all kinds of dal, thanks for this

USHA said...


I heard many saying the sambar with moong dal taste good....but i prepared with toordhal..

I prepared just moongdhal for chappathi but not sambar.le tme try this...

Mythreyee said...

I haven't tried moong dal for sambar. Got to try this rare combo. Moong is good for health and also, something different from everyday food.

indosungod said...

MT, Moong Dal is special isn't it, looks great.

Priya said...

Looks really mother makes this sambar to go with idli's and the combo is simply superb.

Unknown said...

My mother in law makes this sambhar for dosas.Looks delicious.
I loved your vazhaippu vadai..For me it's litle bit hard get vazhaippu here.

Viji said...

A nice combo for all tiffens. Nice MT. Viji

Anonymous said...

I love moong dal -- never thought to make sambhar with that! Looks fabulous :)

Prema Sundar said...

Many of my friends make sambar with moong dal But I use toor dal . Ur sambar looks good and I think I should try it. Thanks for the recipe MT

Menu Today said...

Hi Asha,
Try this sambar sometime for any tiffin, surely you will like this. Thanks.

Hi Sandeepa,
Moongdal gives different flavour to the sambar. Thanks. Keep visiting.

Hi Usha,
Please try this when time permits. Thanks a lot.

Hi Mythreyee,
You will like this taste, try out someday. Thanks.

Thanks a lot..

Hi priya,
I too love this sambar with Idlis. Thanks for visiting. Keep Visiting.

Hi Maheshwari,
Thanks a lot.

Hi Viji,
Thanks a lot. Keep visiting.

Hi Linda,
Try this sambar with any tiffin items when time permits. Thanks.

Hi Prema,
Seithu Parungal, ungalukku romba pudikkum, nandri..

Anonymous said...

I love mung dal. This looks delicous.

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Unknown said...


Your moong sambar looks so good.. I am going try this out.. Moreover compared to all dhal moong is rich in protein too.. sure will try this out.. keep posing interesting recipes