Spicy Masoor Dal sesame Sambar

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Spicy Masoor Dal sesame Sambar


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :30 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 50 Min


Serves : 8
  • 1.1/2 cup Masoor dal

  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds (white or black)

  • 1 large tomato finely chopped

  • 1/2 onion diced

  • 2 tbsp Ginger garlic paste

  • 1 tsp Garam masala

  • 2 tbsp MTR sambar powder

  • salt to taste

  • 3 tbsp Red chilli powder (adjust ur spiciness)

  • 3 tbsp Butter

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 1 inch cinnamon

  • 3-4 cloves

  • 2-3 black pepper

  • 1 cardamom

  • Few Curry leaves

  • 3 tbsp Chopped coriander leaves

  • 1 dried red chilli broken (optional)

  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

  • Pinch of hing

  • 1 tsp oil


  • Firstly take the masoor dal wash and soak for half an hour.
  • In a pressure cooker add soaked and rinsed dal, 1 tsp oil and pinch of salt, cook for 4 whistles or dal gets smooth.
  • heat the some butter in a pan add bay leaf, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, cumin seeds saute well. then add red chilli broken, Ginger-garlic paste, diced onion saute till it becomes aromatic .
  • Now add finely chopped tomato and it gets soft n mushy. after cool them completely.
  • Now transfer to the blender blend it smooth paste by adding needed water. And keep aside.
  • In the same pan dry roast the sesame seeds and make a fine powder. (do not add water)
  • Further heat the butter and splutter mustard seeds, Curry leaves and hing. Then add chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, and grinded sesame seeds powder mix well.
  • Additionally add grinded Masala paste to it. stir continuously on low flame. until it turns thick consistency
  • Further more add cooked and whisked dal mix well.
  • After add MTR sambar powder, salt to taste and required Water for consistency.
  • Boil it for few minutes and add coriander leaves.
  • Finally enjoy the spicy masoor dal sesame sambar.