Flavoursome Sambhar

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Flavoursome Sambhar

  • Mix all ingredients for sambar powder in a small skillet.
  • Fry, until they turn brown or they split.
  • Remove from heat and let it cool.
  • When cooled, make into a fine powder and keep aside.
  • Cut tomatoes, okras, brinjals and onions into large pieces, slightly larger than bite sized pieces. Keep aside.
  • Pressure-cook the split red gram with enough water, to become very soft.
  • In a large pot, heat oil. Add mustard and cumin seeds.
  • When they start to split, add green chillies, curry leaves and asafoetida.
  • Immediately add 5 cups of water, the vegetable pieces, tamarind paste, turmeric, salt and red chilli powder.
  • Bring to a boil on medium heat.
  • Cook for 10 more minutes or until the vegetable pieces are soft.
  • Now add the cooked red gram, stir well and cook for 10 more minutes.
  • Now add sambar powder, ginger-garlic paste, coconut powder, coriander leaves, one tsp sugar, and stir well.
  • Cook for 10 more minutes, on low flame and cover.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Serve hot with idly, dosa and plain white rice.