Dal sambhar

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:6
Rated : 3 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

How to Make Dal sambhar

  • Wash the dal well. Drain.
  • Add 2 cups of water to dal and allow it to boil for 6-10 minutes until dal is soft.
  • Whisk it with a spoon until smooth.
  • Soak tamarind in water for 8-10 minutes and extract the tamarind juice.
  • In a separate pan, boil tomatoes or any other vegetable of your choice.
  • Add the tamarind juice and ground roasted spices (sambhar powder).
  • After 4-5 minutes, add dal to this mixture.
  • Add curry leaves, fresh coriander leaves and salt to taste.
  • If the mixture is too thin, add a tsp of rice flour paste to thicken the consistency.
  • Simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • Transfer to a warm serving dish.
  • Heat the oil in a fry pan.
  • Fry mustard seeds and when it splutters, add asafoetida for half a minute and then pour it over the sambhar.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice.