Spicy Mullangi Sambar Recipe | Radish Sambar

Mullangi Sambar is a delicious, popular and easy to make South Indian sambar. A simple and healthy sambar recipe made with mullangi(radish) and mashed lentil. This recipe is an ideal curry for south Indian lunch and is mainly served as a main dish with hot steamed rice.

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How to make Easy Mullangi Sambar Recipe | Radish Sambar Recipe

Learn how to make spicy and easy mullangi sambar. Radish is a super food for diabetics,try this tasty and simple radish sambar.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: South Indian
Servings: 3 people
Author: Papitha Ranganathan


Ingredients for Mullangi Sambar

  • 1/2 cup toor dal
  • 1/2 cup radish
  • 1 medium size chopped onion
  • 1 medium size chopped tomato
  • 1 tsp tamarind pulp
  • 2 1/2 tbsp sambar powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • coriander leaf

To temper

  • curry leaves
  • 1 red dry chilli
  • A pinch of hing
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds


How to cook the recipe

  • Soak toor dal for half an hr. Pressure cook for 4-5 whistles along with turmeric powder and mash.keep it aside.
  • Now add 1 tbsp oil in a pressure cooker, add onion, tomato, radish, cook for 5-10 minutes in low flame.
  • Now add sambar powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, 1/2 cup water, Once it boils, add mashed toor dal, tamarind pulp, and salt. Cook for 1 whistle.
  • Now take another pan add 1 tsp oil, add mustard seeds Once it starts to splutter, add curry leaves, dry red chilli, hing and saute for 5 minutes.
  • Add this to sambar.Add coriander leaf.
  • Mullangi sambar is ready.

Papitha Ranganathan

I'm Papitha Ranganathan house wife and food blogger. I love to cook various cuisines in my kitchen which comes out so delicious. I would like to share my recipes here.

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