Muli Sambar


  1. Redgram dal – 1cup
  2. Mullangi((radish) – 1
  3. Big onion – 1
  4. Small tomatoes – 2
  5. Jeera – 1tsp
  6. Sambhar powder – 2tsp
  7. Tamarind pulp – 2tbsp
  8. A pinch of asafoetida
  9. Salt to taste
  10. Small bunch of curry leaves
  11. Coriander leaves – 2tsp


  • Wash and cook Redgram dal in the pressure cooker till soft. (3 whistles).
  • Heat the oil in a pan,and put jeera and mustard seeds and asafoetida. When they start spluttering put the finely chopped onions and saute them.
  • Wash curry leaves and put them along with the onions.
    Then put diced tomatoes and sliced mooli. Mix them with the spoon and keep on the heat for 5 minutes till the mooli becomes soft.
  • Put the sambar powder, red chilli powder and salt. Then add the the tamarind water and add cooked dal and boil it for 15 minutes keep stirring occationally.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves at the end.

Serve it hot with rice or Dosa or idlis.


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