Hotel Sambar

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/4 kg - coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp - fenugreek
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • 50 gm - red chillies
  • 5 gm toor dhal
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - asafoetida
  • Salt, to taste
  • 100 gm - tamarind
  • 1 - onion, chopped
  • 100 gm - tomatoes, chopped

How to Make Hotel Sambar

  • Dry roast coriander, fenugreek, red chillies in a pan and powder it in a mixer.
  • Take 2 tsp oil in a vessel, add the toor dal, 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder with a little water and cook it well till it becomes soft.
  • Remove dal and keep aside.
  • Into that water, add tomatoes, onion, asafoetida and allow them to cook well.
  • Mash the cooked dal and a little tamarind juice (made with a little water).
  • Add the required salt after everything is cooked well.
  • Add 3 tsp of the sambar powder made and cook it till the raw smell of the powder goes.
  • Garnish it with coriander leaves and serve.