Moong Dal Sambar (pesara pappu sambar)

Moong Dal Sambar (pesara pappu sambar)

This Moong dal Sambar is very easy to prepare i.e. with in 20mints.It can be had with idli,dosa and poori.We usually make this in India every sunday for pooris.Yesterday when iam preparing batter for idli,my laky asked amma what are you doing with the batter.I said i am going to prepare idli for you,she said then you prepare sambar for it.Then i rememberded this sambar which can be prepared very fastly.Even my hubby dear liked it very much.And he asked me to prepare the sambar for tomorrow also.what else a wife needs other than hubby’s appreciation n love.


Moong dal-1cup
Onion-2small nos
Tomato-1medium no.
Green chillies-2nos
Chilli Pwd-1/2tsp
Turmeric a pinch
Asafoetida a pinch
Salt to taste

For seasoning:

Mustard seeds-1/2tsp
Cumin seeds-1/2tsp
Split urd dal-1/2tsp
curry leaves a few

Coriander leaves for garnishing


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 20r3 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.
Then transfer into a serving bowl and enjoy tasty n easy Moong dal sambar with idli,dosa and poori’s.

Sending this to MLLA25 hosted by Siri of Siri’s Corner and event started by Susan of The Well-Seasoned Cook

8 thoughts on “Moong Dal Sambar (pesara pappu sambar)

  1. Thanks for the recipe. It turned out really nice. My Wife's in India and had a stomach full after a long time.


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