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Methi Sambhar

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 large bunch - fresh Methi
  • 1 tsp -tamarind paste diluted in 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp- sambhar powder
  • 1 cup -toor dal pressure cooked until soft
  • 1 pinch - Hing
  • Curry leaves and Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • salt
  • For the tadka (seasoning)
  • 1/2 tsp each - mustard, urad dal, Channa dal
  • 1 -green chilli (optional)

How to Make Methi Sambhar

  • Wash and clean the methi leaves. Remove the stalks and use only the tender green leaves. Chop this finely.
  • In a heavy bottom vessel or wok put some oil and add all that's needed for seasoning.
  • Now add the methi leaves and let it fry for a while on slow fire.
  • When the leaves are tender add salt, hing and sambhar powder. Stir fry for a couple of minutes more.
  • Add the tamarind water and let the mixture boil for a little longer.
  • Lastly, mash the toor dal and add into the gravy (in case its too watery you may thicken it by adding 1 tsp of rice flour mixed with 1 tbsp of cold water at this stage).
  • Garnish with curry leaves and coriander leaves. Goes well with rice and papadoms.