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Palak Sambar Recipe

Palak Sambar is a popular Indian Curries
Author :
On :
Thursday, 21 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 bunch - Spinach
  • 1 - Tomato
  • 1 - Green chilli
  • tamarind, Lime size
  • 1 to 1.5 tbsp - sambar powder
  • Salt
  • Asafoetida, a pinch
  • 1/2 cup - tur dal
  • Turmeric, a pinch
  • To temper: Mustard Seeds and Jeera
  • How to Make Palak Sambar:

    1. Cook dal with turmeric in a pressure cooker.
    2. Soak tamarind in warm water for 10 minutes and extract the water.
    3. Boil the tamarind water with chopped tomato, green chilli, asafoetida, salt and sambar powder for 15 minutes on medium heat.
    4. Chop spinach and add it to the Boiled tamarind water mixture.
    5. Let it boil for another 10 minutes.
    6. Add cooked dal and simmer for 5 minutes.
    7. Temper with mustard seeds and jeera.
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