Fried Sambar

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 cup - toor dal
  • 1.5 tbsp - sambar powder
  • 1 - small lemon size tamarind
  • 2 tbsp - Manathakkali vathal/Sundaikai vathal
  • 3 tsp - oil
  • Ghee to fry manathakkalikai vathal /sundaikai vathal
  • Salt for your taste

How to Make Fried Sambar

  • Cook toor dal in a pressure cooker till soft.
  • Extract the tamarind juice and keep it ready.
  • Heat the pan with oil.
  • Once the oil is hot, add the sambar powder and fry the sambar powder till the colour changes to brown.
  • Add the tamarind juice and keep the flame as medium. Add the salt.
  • Add the toor dal once the mixture is boiled. Keep it in medium flame till the mixture starts boiling.
  • Fry the manathakkalikai vathal/sundaikaai vathal in the ghee and add the same in the mixture.
  • Fried sambar is ready to serve.
  • Recipe courtesy: Subbu's Kitchen.