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Mooli Sambhar

Kalpana Vinay
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Mooli Sambhar RECIPE

Very flavourful, simple and easy. Goes well with rice.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Blending
  • Boiling
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Aahar dal 1/3 cup
  2. radish peeled and sliced 3/4 cup
  3. water 2 cups
  4. onion diced 1/4 cup
  5. tomato 1/2 cup sliced
  6. Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
  7. dal channe 1/2 tsp
  8. Curry leaves 12
  9. hing a pinch
  10. Fenugreek seeds 6
  11. Sambhar powder 2 tsp
  12. Lemon sized tamarind
  13. salt 1 tsp
  14. turmeric 1/2 rsp
  15. Red chillies 1
  16. Green chillies 1 small seeds removed
  17. Desi ghee - 2 tbsp


  1. Wash dal and soak in water for 1/2 hour at least.
  2. Soak tamarind in 1/4 cup water.
  3. Grind fenugreek seeds and hing together.
  4. In a pressure cooker boil 2 cups of water.. Add sliced radish and dal, salt, turmeric in. Pressure cook it for 15 min on low heat. Open lid of pressure cooker and mash Dal.
  5. In a wok take a teaspoon of ghee. Add some channa dal and fry. Add mustard seeds, curry leaves. Add diced onions and saute it.
  6. Add sliced tomatoes and cook till soft.
  7. Add tamarind juice and cook till rawness of tamarind goes away
  8. Mix tomato mixture with dal and cook. If thick add some hot water.
  9. In another pan add remaining ghee add hing+ fenugreek powder. put whole red chilli in it.
  10. Stir for a while and mix it with dal.
  11. Serve Mullangi Sambhar with rice.

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Saba Rehman
Saba Rehman   Jan-03-2017

can we store this for week

Sana Basheer
Sana Basheer   May-20-2016

Healthy and tasty

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