Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Dill Leaves Dal / ಸಬ್ಬಸಿಗೆ ತೊವೆ

Yes, I am back to blogging after a very long break. Being a new mom, I have to go for healthy-easy to cook recipes now, this recipe is one of them. Dill leaves has lots of  health benefits. It is known to be a good source of folic acid, Vitamin A, Beta Carotene etc and also a good source of dietary fibers. Dill Leaves is belived to help in increasing lactation so every nursing mom should use this herb. My mom was here for 3 months, she used to cook this dish atleast thrice a week.
Healthy food-Healthy life. Enjoy cooking.
Preparation time:30 min
Servings: Enough for 4

  • 1 bunch Dill / Sabbasige soppu washed and chopped
  • 1 large Tomato chopped
  • 1 small Onion chopped
  • 1 cup Moong dall washed 
  • 5 cups water
  • Salt to taste

for Tempering
  • 1 tsp cooking oil or clarified butter ( I prefer clarrified butter)
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 2 Green Chillies chopped or 2 broken red chillies
  • 1 tsp Jeera / Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • pinch of hing

  • Heat Oil or Ghee/ clarifeid butter in pressure cooker pan. Add Mustard seeds, Green/ Red Chilli, Cumin seeds, Hing and Turmeric powder.
  • Add chopped Onion and saute for 30 sec. Then add chopped Tomato and chopped Dill leaves. Saute for few sec. 
  • Add washed Moong dal, mix well. Pour 4 cups of water and salt to taste ( you can add it latter if you like). Let it whistle for 5-6 times. Allow to cool.
  • Then mix well. Adjust the salt if required. Serve with hot steamed plane rice.   


  1. Healthy and must be very aromatic dal.

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  2. Yummy n healthy dal..nice clicks too..


  3. Love this leaves very much, but never tried dal with it..Simply inviting.

  4. Congratulations on the new baby!. I remember my sabsige soppu days too :-), I love them anyways. Tovve looks delicious, I make it similarly too.

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  7. Hi Prabha,

    I didn't know Indian cuisine uses dill and your dal looks good.

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  9. Can u tell me whether is it safe to have during early pregnancy ??