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raw mango sambar

raw mango sambar
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
cooking dal15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Tamilnadu cuisine
Servings: 5 cups
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/8 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 no dry red chilli
  • 1 no green chilli
  • 1 spring curry leaves
  • 10-15 no small onions - sliced
  • 1/2 medium tomato - roughly chopped
  • 1 long drumstick - curry cut
  • 2 small raw mango - curry cut and deseeded
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup cooked tur dal
  • 1 tbsp sambar powder
  • 1/4 tsp jaggery


  • heat oil and crackle mustard seeds and add fenugreek seeds. together add red chilli, green chilli, curry leaves and sliced small onions. 
  • fry the onions till brown and add chopped tomatoes. saute till slightly mushy. 
  • further add drumstick, raw mango, turmeric powder, salt and water to the pan. close and cook until the mangoes are cooked. 
  • take out the mangoes in a plate and keep it aside. 
  • furthermore, add cooked tur dal and sambar powder, mix well and boil for 5 minutes or more until sambar powder gets off the raw smell. 
  • now, drop the mango pieces and switch off. add jaggery a pinch and mix well. 
  • serve hot with rice.