idly sambhar

Drumstick Sambhar

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A very quick and yummy side dish for your idly/dosa would be drumstick sambhar. This can be one of first foods in baby food category as moong dhal is only used.


  • Moong Dhal-1/2 cup
  • Drumstick-1/2
  • Tomato-1 ,medium sized
  • Onion-1 medium sized
  • Sambhar powder-1/2 tbsp
  • Salt-To taste
  • Oil-To cook
  • Turmeric powder-A pinch
  • Hing-A pinch

To temper:

  • Mustard seeds-1/4 tsp
  • Urad dhal(split)-1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves

idly sambhar


1.Wash and pressure cook moong dhal until it mashes.

2.Chop onion and tomato and set it aside.

3.Chop drumstick and place it in water.

4.Heat oil in a kadai and temper with mustard seeds,urad dhal and curry leaves.

5.Add onion,drumstick and tomato and saute until they turn soft.

Drumstick Sambhar-1








5.Add turmeric, sambhar powder,salt and hing . Give a quick stir.

6.Add water and let the drumstick cook.

7.When the drumstick is cooked add the mashed dhal.

Drumstick sambhar-2




8.Let it boil for five minutes.

9.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it hot.


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