Moong dal sambar (pesara pappu sambar)

Main Dish
4 servings
30 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
Moong dal - 1 cup

Onion - 2 small nos

Tomato - 1 medium no

Green chillies - 2 nos

Chilli Pwd - 1/2 tsp

Turmeric a pinch

Asafoetida a pinch

Salt to taste

Oil - 3 tsp

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp

Split urd dal - 1/2 tsp

curry leaves a few


  • Clean n wash dal and soak it in hot water for few mints. In the mean while chop onions and tomatoes and keep aside.
  • Heat a pressure cook, add moong dal along with half chopped onions,tomatoes and slit green chillies. Add turmeric and pressure cook for 20h whistles. Once the pressure comes down,lightly smash the dal with spoon.
  • Heat a pan with oil,add seasoning ingredients and fry till they pop. Then add the cooked dal along with chilli pwd and required add,salt.
  • Cook for 5mints on simmer,finally add coriander leaves and leave for few seconds.




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