Restaurant Style Sambhar with Moong Dhaal

Restaurant Style Sambhar with Moong Dhaal

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine South Indian
Servings 3


  • 100 gm chopped carrots
  • 100 gm chopped french beans
  • 100 gm chopped cabbage
  • 1 cubed potato
  • 2 finely chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup moon dhal
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cummin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek
  • 2 slit green chillies
  • 2 tsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp jaggery
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Coriander to garnish
  • Salt
  • Water


  • Cook the moong dhal with 1 cup water in a pressure cooker. Cool and mash it. Keep aside.
  • Heat the coconut oil in a kadai.
  • Add the mustard seeds and let them splutter.
  • Now add the cummin seeds, asafoetida and fenugreek. Add the onions, curry leaves, green chillies and saute for 2-3minutes. Add all the vegetables and saute for another 2 min.
  • Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder and coriander powder. Saute for 2-3minutes.
  • Add 1/2cup water and allow the vegetables to cook. Keep the lid on.
  • Add salt and mashed moong dhal. Add 1 cup water. Bring it to boil. Remove from flame.
  • Squeeze lemon juice and jaggery.
  • Mix thoroughly. Garnish with coriander.


Serve the hot sambhar with idly/dosa/pongal.
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