Dal and green chillies sambar Recipe - Sambar flavoured with green chillies.

This recipe is contributed by Member Kirithiga Kannan.

Main Ingredients : Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal), Garlic

Cuisine : Rajasthani

Course : Dals and Kadhis

Dal and green chillies sambar

Dal and green chillies sambar Recipe - how to make Dal and green chillies sambar


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 3

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) soaked1/2 cup

  • Garlic chopped3 cloves

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Oil 6 tablespoons

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Onion chopped1 small

  • Tomatoes chopped2

  • Green chillies chopped4

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnish

  • Curry leaves for garnish


Step 1

Pressure cook the dal with garlic, turmeric, hing and a teaspoon of oil and two cups of water and pressure cook for two whistles.

Step 2

Remove and drain the dal and mash it. Preserve the water.Heat remaining oil in a non-stick deep pan.

Step 3

Add urad dal, mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds and saute for a minute.

Step 4

Add onions, tomatoes, green chillies and saute till the tomatoes get cooked.

Step 5

Add salt and the dal water and bring it to boil. Add the dal and cook for two to three minutes.

Step 6

Add curry leaves and coriander leaves and mix well.Serve hot.

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