Jul 22, 2015

Raw Mango Sambar Recipe - South Indian Mango Sambar Recipe

Sambar is one of the staple in our house and in each and every south indian house..I have quite a lot of sambar recipes in my blog..I have created a separate folder for those sambar recipes..This is another addition to my sambar list..

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Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you.

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 25 to 30 mins
Serves : 4


Raw Mango - 1 large chopped with skin
Onion - 1 small chopped
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Water as needed
Homemade Sambar powder - 2 tblspn or to taste
Jaggery or Sugar - 2 tblspn or to taste
Coriander Leaves a handful finely chopped

For Dal:
Toor Dal / Tuvaram Paruppu - 1/2 cup
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Water - 1.5 cup

For Seasoning:
Oil -  1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves a small handful


Take dal, turmeric, salt in a pressure cooker. Cover with water and pressure cook for 3 whistle. Simmer the flame and cook for 5 mins. Turn off the heat and let the steam go all by itself. Open the cooker and mash it well and set aside.

Now in a pot, add in oil along with seasoning spices. Saute for a min.

Add in onions, mangoes and mix well.

Add in salt and turmeric. Toss well.

Add in water and cook till mangoes are done.

Add in cooked dal, sambar powder, jaggery and mix well. Simmer it for few mins.

Add in coriander leaves and mix well.



Take washed toor dal in a pressure cooker

cover with water

add little turmeric

cover and pressure cook till done

mash the dal and set aside

meanwhile chop mangoes into big chunks

Heat oil in a pot, crackle in mustard, urad dal, cumin seeds

add a dash of asafoetida

and some curry leaves

let them sizzle for few mins

now add in onions

and some raw mangoes

mix that well

add a dash of turmeric

and some salt

pour in water

mix well

cover with a lid and boil it till mangoes are cooked

now mangoes are cooked

add in sambar powder

mix well

pour in dal

and a good amount of jaggery

mix well

Add lots of coriander leaves

mix well



  1. does moong dal goes good?

  2. ohhh its so simple..thanks for the recipe..
    don't we need to add any other veggies at all? First time trying so asking..


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