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Drum Stick Sambar(முருங்கை சாம்பார், మునగకడ సాంబార్, दृम्स्तिक्क सांभर)


Drum Stick Sambar(முருங்கை சாம்பார், మునగకడ సాంబార్, दृम्स्तिक्क सांभर)  that gives you more flavour and tastes more than the other vegetables.

Regional Dish: Tamilnadu ; Andhra Pradesh ; Karnataka; South India.

Cuisine Style: Tamilnadu | Cooking time 25 minutes | Take with Rice,  Idlli or Dosa | Type Curry | Shelf Life 2 days if it is refrigirated.

Appx.Nutritional values: Calories (152 kcal), Carbohydrates (25.5g), Protein (11.1g),  Fat (1.2g).


  • Drum Stick   5 nos
  • Tamarind puree   1 tsp
  • Tuar dal   2 cups
  • Salt   11/2 tsp
  • Mustard    1 tsp
  • Cumin   1 tsp
  • Fenugreek   1/2tsp
  • Turmeric  1/4tsp
  • Sambar powder   2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves   5 nos
  • Coriander   1/4 bunch
  • Garlic pods  2 nos
  • Redchillies   2 nos
  • Oil   1 tbsp


  1. Wash and cut drumsticks or munaga kaya to one finger length  pieces.
  2. Wash dal and add water and pressure cook both for 3 whistles .
  3. Heat a pan and put tadka and add chopped garlic to the tadka .
  4. Now add munaga kaya pieces cooked medium soft .
  5. Mix well and add water well mixed with tamarind puree.
  6. Add curry leaves ,turmeric , salt and sambar powder and bring it to boil.
  7. Now add cooked mashed tuar dal  to the boiled water .
  8. Bring it boil after cooking it for 5min.


Other variants / Cuisine Style: Munaga kaya sambar with other vegetables.

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