DRUMSTIC Green Mango Sambar


  1. Moong Dal : 1 cup
  2. Drumstick : 2 ( cut lenghthwise)
  3. Green mango : 1/2 ( cut into medium cubed pieces)
  4. Radish : 1/2 of a medium size (optional)
  5. Turmeric powder : 1/2 tea spoon
  6. Salt : tastewise
  7. Sambar masala : aachi (any brand you can use)
  8. Roasted Cumin powder : 1/2 tea spoon
  9. Roasted Coriander powder : 1/2 tea spoon
  10. Dry red chilli : 2 piece
  11. Ginger paste : 1 tea spoon
  12. Tomato : 1 medium size ( finely chopped)
  13. Mustard seeds : 1 tea spoon
  14. Curry leaves : 10-12 pieces
  15. Ghee : 1 tea spoon
  16. HIng : 1 tea spoon


  1. Dry roast the moong dal until it changes colour and a very nice aroma is coming .
  2. Now wash the dal and give it 2 whistle with salt and turmeric powder.
  3. Take a kadai, add oil and let it hot. Add mustard seeds, dry chilli and hing .After few seconds add ginger paste and chopped tomatoes.Cook for 5 mins.
  4. Add all the cut vegetables , fry for some time.Now add sambar powder , salt , sugar , roasted cumin and coriander powder and mix them very well and fry for some time. Make sure the dry masala should not burn.
  5. Add the boiled moong dal and cook a while. Add water and cook at least for another 10 mins with lid.
  6. At last take a small pan , add ghee and make it hot . Add mustard seeds , curry leaves and a pinch of hing. Add this tadka to the sambar .From top add freshly chopped coriander leaves.

Sambar is a very famous dish in India. Everyone loves it with Dhosa , Idli , or Plain rice . The above Sambar recipe is a different style what is very very yummy. Please try and share your experience in comment box.

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