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Masoor Dal Sambar


Drumsmtick - 1

Brinjal - 3 

Tomato - 2 ripen 

Masoor dal - 1 cup

Onion - 1 cup

Mustard , Jeera , Methi seeds - 1 tsp

Sambar powder - 2 tsp

Salt to taste

Hing ,Curry leaves , coriander leaves

Tamarind - a small piece


1) Pressure cook dal with a spoon of oil and turmeric powder for 3-4 whistles.Meanwhile,soak tamarind in little water.Boil chopped drumstick and brinjal in a separate kadai till cooked .

2) Heat oil . Add spices , once it splutters add chopped onion and saute till tender.

3) Add 1 chopped tomato and saute till skinny. Then , add boiled drumstick,curry leaves and saute well.

4) Add dal   and tamarind juice to it with sufficient water. Followed by adding Sambar powder,hing and salt .

5) Cover with a lid and allow to boil till the oil separates.Garnish it with coriander leaves .


Unknown said…
always sambhar is my favorite with a teaspoon of ghee.delicious akka
Resna said…
Delicious sambar...nice click
Nava K said…
Perfect and spot on. Love those flavors and the veggies submerged in the thick gravy.
Sambhar looks so yummy !
Shobha said…
Wow.. looks perfect even from a different dal..
Hema said…
I have never tried masoor dal in sambar, looks good..
nandoos kitchen said…
yummy, delicious sambar. Looks yumm..
Unknown said…
Delicious sambar....... Nice clicks!!
Sanoli Ghosh said…
Delicious and very healthy sambar, easy to make.
Gita Jaishankar said…
Lovely clicks and delicious looking sambar, this is my favorite too :)
Unknown said…
sambar looks so colourfull and vibrant.
Unknown said…
So yummy sambhar ..Very nice clicks akka..
Unknown said…
Yummy & delicious sambar..
divya said…
this looks absolutely amazing...
Unknown said…
very healthy and absolutely delicious sambhar
Tasty and flavorful sambar..

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