Viki ,Hema and anusriram have passed this beautiful cool award.Thank you friends.....my first award in 2009.........most precious .....feeling happy........means a lot to me.

I would like to pass this to Vidhya , Rekha and Sowmya.

Here come the recipe ,


Whole Moong dal - 1 cup
Tamarind juice - 1 1/2 cup
Onion - 2 (medium)
Tomato - 2
Jeera - 2 tsps
Coconut - 4 pieces
Sambar powder- 2 tsp
Curry leaves
Salt to taste


Tomato - 1
Coconut and 1 tsp Jeera.


1) Soak dal for 10 hours . Soak it overnight .Pressure cook for 3 whistles.
2) Meanwhile , heat oil in a kadai . Add mustard and jeera .Once it splutters,add chopped onion and tomato. Fry them till they forms thick gravy.
3) Add curry leaves and grinded masala,tamarind juice,salt and sambar powder . Add little water and allow it to boil.
4) Once it starts boiling , add cooked dal.Cover with a lid,remove from flame once the oil separates . Use the stock of cooked dal also.

Serve hot with rice or Idli.

Sending these to FIC - YELLOW hosted by Sunshinemom , Srivalli's My Legume Love Affair Event and Susan's Event.


Unknown said...

Sounds healthy, nutritious and simple :-)

Finla said...

I have neve rhad moongdal curry like this.
This one looks so yumm.
I love that it has a wonderful gravy.

Unknown said...

wow that looks different and intersting nice color shama

Preety said...

hey i never tried tamarind juice & sambhar powder in this dal..nice ieda

Varsha Vipins said...

Sambar Powder is quite new in a Dal curry for me..Wil try dr..:)

Vibaas said...

Different recipe and sounds yum.

Varsha Vipins said...

you have a surprise in my blog..:)

Vidhya said...

Thanks Shama for the award. Will post it soon...

Unknown said...

congrats for your award and thank you so much shama for thinking about me

Suma Rajesh said...

woo healthy and looks delicious..

Unknown said...

nice healthy and simple dal recipe..thanks a million for the award..

Chitra said...

nice curry!!looks yum....Do visit my blog sometime:)

AnuSriram said...

Delicious Recipe!

Sunshinemom said...

Wah wah!! Thank you:)