Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Mullangi Sambar / Radish Gravy



Mullangi (radish)- 2(chopped)

Toor Dhal(thuvaram parupu) - 1cup
Onion - 1(finely chopped)
Tomato - 1(finely chopped)
Grated Coconut - 1cup
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds(Jeera) - 1tsp

Red chilli - 2
Red Chilies powder - 1/2 tbsp
Coriander powder - 1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds - 1tsp
Urad Dhal - 2tbsp
Curry leaves - few
Salt - as needed


Pressure cook the dhal and keep aside.
Grind the coconut ,red chilli and cumin-seeds into a fine paste.

Remove the skin and cut the mullangi into small pieces.

Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds,urad dal and let it splutter.

Then add curry leaves and onion and stir it until they transparent.

Add tomato and stir it till soft. Add mullangi,turmeric powder,red chilli powder,coriander powder, salt and stir it.

Add 1cup of water and bring it boil for 8-10 mins.

When the mullangi cooked well, add dhal and ground coconut paste & cook it for 5- 7 mins
Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve it with white rice or idly or dosa.


  1. Haven't tried raddish in sambhar,delish!!

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  3. interesting sambar, usually i add such ground coconut paste to my kootu/curry...this sounds very yummy n flavorful...will try it next time!

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  4. So lovely!

  5. My favorite sambar..nice re pie!

  6. I make sambar in the similar way..I can smell the aroma here..Lovely recipe :) Happy to follow you dear!! Thanks for visiting mine.

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  7. Love this sambhar..had for today's lunch :)Radish has unique taste n it enhances the flavor of sambhar..First time in your space...u hav good collection of recipes..happy following u:)

  8. i never tried this ..will try soon.. seems very yummy

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  9. Sambar looks yummy..Following uuuuuuu.

  10. Hi Rekha ,

    Radish sambar looks awesome!!!

    Neat presentation , Good to see.

    Keep it up Rekha...

  11. innovative sambar..,..... not yet tried radish sambhar......

  12. I was thinking about this recipe, my mom used to make when I had some mooli.......and then I made mooli paratha. Next time will try this. Your blog is nice. Shall follow it. This is my blog. http://www.easyindianrecipes4u.com/

  13. I am planning to make this sambaar this wknd. Will let u know how it turns out. Do u omit tamaind since I do put tamarind extract for the regular sambar.

  14. thanks naveena... ya i have omitted tamarind extract for this sambar.. try it out and let me know how it turned out.

  15. I love radish in dals and sambar. I make it with palak dal and tastes yumm with a dollop of ghee and hot rice.
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