Sambhar is a very familiar and most popular curry of Tamil cuisine. Who wouldn't know this yummy side dish that tops the priority list of 'best accompaniment' for tasty idlis, dosa, vadas, steamed rice and much more.
As almost everyone knows, Sambhar is a lentil based curry cooked with dal and authentic south indian spices. With so many different variations of this delicious curry available, this specific recipe guides you to make 'Easy Sambhar' without tamarind.
Juicy, ripe tomatoes and lemon is used to compensate the natural, tangy taste of tamarind. The traditional seasoning ingredients - mustard, fenugreek, asafoetida and turmeric powder are sauteed along with onions, green chillies and the cut tomatoes.
With this mixture, the cooked dal is added and boiled well along with besan flour to get that right consistency for Sambhar. Add few drops of lemon juice for an extra tanginess and get ready to taste the best Sambhar ever!