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Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Sprouted Green Mungdal Sambar

Sambar is a South-Indian Lentil Speciality Curry -served  as an accompaniment to the Main Dish Steamed Rice or Indian Breads.It can be done in Varieties using different types of Lentils like Turdal,Yellow Mungdal and Sprouted Green Mungdal or other lentils like butterbeans and Karamani(White cow beans) or Thattai Payar(Red Cow beans) etc...Here is a simple and easy to do recipe of Sprouted Mungdal Sambar is given as Healthy recipe of the Day to try at home.This is the quickest ever Sambar - done in 12 -13 mins.Try not to over-cook the Mungdal .This serves 4 nos.Enjoy Easy Cooking at home.Enjoy ur meal!.Bon Appetit!.

Sprouted Green Mungdal Sambar - Tasty Lentil Curry done with Green Mungdal
Ingredients:
100 gms Sprouted Green Mungdal(in 1 Pkt) - cleaned and soaked for 15 mins
1 onion - sliced fine
1 small tomato-chopped
1 tsp home-made  Sambar Powder or Ready-made
a pinch turmeric powder
1/4 tsp asafoetida powder
2 green chillies-slit legthwise
1 tsp salt or salt to taste
1 tsp grated coconut
1 tsp coconut oil or ghee
1 tbsp lemon juice

For the Seasoning:
3 whole red chillies
few curry leaves and coriander leaves
3 small onions-peeled and finely chopped
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
2 tsp refined oil

Directions:
1.Take a pressure pan,add cleaned and soaked Green Mungdal,2 green chillies,Onion slices,turmeric powder and few coriander leaves.
2.Measure 100 ml water and add it to the pressure-pan.Mix them well and pressure-cook upto 1 whistle or for 5-6 mins.Keep it aside for 10 mins for the pressure to be released
3.Take another kadai,add 2 tsp refined oil,mustard seeds,Chopped small onions,whole red chillies (optional) and curry leaves.Saute it for 2-3 mins and add asafoetida powder and home-made sambar powder and saute it for a min or 2.
4.Add the pressure-cooked(done) Green Mungdal,200 ml water and check for salt.
5.Add 1 tsp grated coconut and close the kadai with a lid and let it simmer for 4 mins till oil begins to float on top - keeping the flame on medium.Sprinkle lemon juice on top and mix well.Turn off the flame.
6.Add a dash of ghee or coconut oil on top and garnish with coriander leaves.
7.This  Sprouted Greenmungdal Sambar is ready to be served with Steamed rice or Bread slices or Indian Breads at any time.
Sending this post to 'Cooking With Seeds - MungBeans' Event hosted by Priya's Tasty and Easy Recipes
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19 comments:

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Healthy delicious sambar..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Simply lip smackingly delicious sambar dear. Looks to be even better than any restaurants.

Deepa
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Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Healthy and yummy sambar...love it!

Babli said...

Sambar looks delicious, yummy and mouth watering. I love to have with rice alongwith papad.

SouthIndianHome said...

Healthy and delicious Sambar

Vardhini said...

Healthy and tasty ... love sprouting.

Vardhini
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hemalata said...

Delicious and healthy sambar,nice presentation too...

Treat and Trick said...

Healthy and fantastic! Sambar is my favorite too...


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faseela said...

Sambar looks delicious n yummy...............

Priya said...

Super inviting sambar, thanks for sending to CWS..

Kaveri said...

A very yummy sambar

athira said...

Different and suppppppp..........

Sumee said...

ummm.. yummy healthy delicious... LOVE moongs.. :o)

Aarthi said...

yummy yummy..Delicious..

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Krithi's Kitchen said...

Haven't tried our own sambar with sprouts... looks different and interesting..
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sangee vijay said...

healthy and comforting dish...like the addition of sprouts...yummy n healthy!!

divya said...

Wow they looks super irresistible, yummy

Pushpa said...

Healthy and yummy sambar.

Ranting Indian said...

Once again a unique dish and awesome. You are going to win the masterchef competition it seems :) Best of luck. Please do visit my post Aye Zindagi!