Chettinad Muringakka Sambar

Chettinad Muringakka Sambar

Chettinad Muringakka Sambar

Chettinad dishes are quite popular in South India and Chettinad Muringakkai Sambar is one such spicy delicacy. Chettinad Muringakka Sambar is a finger licking and tempting dish that goes well with idli, dosa, rice etc. Chettinad Muringakka Sambar is a delicious combo of toor dhal with drumsticks. The dish is unique and special with drumsticks cooked in a toor dhal mixture and seasoned with spicy ingredients. Drumsticks are nutritious, rich in vital nutrients required for body. Toor dal is very rich in protein and its makes complete meal to fulfill whenever you take this thoor dal in your cooking. You can explore a well detailed Chettinad Muringakka Sambar here that can be easily prepared at home.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 4 people


For Seasoning:-

  • Mustard few
  • Asafoetida few
  • Urad dhal few
  • Fenugreek few


  • For preparing Chettinad Muringakka Sambar, first pressure cook thoor dhal and keep it aside.
  • Cut Muringakka( Drumstick) into small pieces.
  • Add Murungakai, onions and tomato to cooked dhal.
  • Sdd Sambar powder and salt to the above mixture.
  • Add water to cover and cook in low flame till the vegetables are cooked.
  • Soak tamarind in water and extract thick juice from it
  • Add this to the above and allow it to boil till it comes to desired consistency
  • Heat little oil in a pan and add all seasoning items and add to sambar.
  • Bring it to boil for another 2-3 minutes.
  • :- Delicious Chettinad Spicy Drumstic Sambar is ready.
  • :- Can server the Sambar with hot rice or with idli and dosa.


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