Moongdal sambar


Moong dal sambar


Moong dal                                  ¾ cup

Tomato                                       2 no

Small onion                                6 no

Brinjal                                          1 no chopped

Potato                                          1 no chopped

Carrot                                           1 no chopped

Sambar powder                          1 ½ tsp

Green chili                                    2 no

Coriander leaves for garnish

Required salt

For seasoning

Fennel seeds                               ½ tsp

Oil                                                 I tbsp.

Curry leaves                                1 strand



  • Heat a vessel with 2 cups of water. Once water boils add moong dal.
  • Let it boil. Once the dal cooked 3/4th add all the vegetables, sambar powder, hing and salt. Add enough water. Let it boil. Once all the vegetables and dal cooked well. Switch off the flame.
  • Heat a pan with oil. When oil heats add fennel seeds. Once the seeds popped add curry leaves. Switch off the flame.
  • Add the seasoning to the sambar. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve it with Idli or Dosa

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