14 September, 2011
Paasi Paruppu Sambar/Moong dhal sambarPosted in : Curries, Dhal Varieties, Sides, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
My mom makes this dhal as a side-dish for rotis, and I have always enjoyed eating left-overs the following day with rice. Later when I started cooking, I tweaked it a little bit to go well with rice. This a very healthy substitute for regular sambar without compromising on taste. Here goes the recipe!
Paasi Paruppu Sambar/Moong dhal sambar Recipe
By September 14, 2011Published:
- Yield: 4 Servings
- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Ready In: 30 mins
My mom makes this dhal as a side-dish for rotis, and I have always enjoyed eating left-overs the following day with rice. Later when I …
- 1 cup Paasi paruppu/moong dhal washed and soaked for an hour
- 1 small Red onion finely chopped
- 2 Tomatoes diced
- 4 Green chilies slit
- 5 cloves Garlic crushed
- 2 sprigs Curry leaves roughly chopped
- 1 handful Cilantro/Coriander leaves roughly chopped
- 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
- Salt to taste
- 1 tsp Mustard seeds
- 1 tsp Cumin seeds
- 1/2 tsp Asafetida
- 2 tbsp Oil
- Heat oil in a wok and add mustard seeds. Once they splutter add cumin seeds and asafetida.
- Add chopped onion, curry leaves, garlic and green chilies.
- Once onions turn translucent add diced tomatoes and cook covered on low heat till tomatoes turn pulpy.
- Add soaked dhal with just enough water to cover it.
- Add turmeric powder and salt to taste and cook covered till dhal is cooked (cracked but not mushy).
- Check for salt, remove from stove, and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with rice or rotis. Happy cooking 🙂