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Express tomato sambar Recipe

Express tomato sambar is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 27 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • To pressure cook:
  • 1/2 cup - Toor Dal
  • 5 - chopped Tomatoes (medium)
  • 4 pods - Garlic
  • To temper in 1 tbsp oil:
  • 1 tsp - cumin
  • 5 - Red Chillies
  • Other ingredients:
  • Salt
  • Coriander leaves to garnish
  • How to Make Express tomato sambar:

    1. Pressure cook the ingredients mentioned above in water until done (5-6 whistles).
    2. Temper jeera and red chillies in oil. Add it to the cooked dal and tomato mixture.
    3. Add salt. Mix well.
    4. Using a hand blender and blend the mixture to a smooth and creamy paste.
    5. The consistency should be like that of a soup.
    6. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with dosas or idlis.


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