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Sambahar Recipe

Sambahar is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 29 March, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • Tuvar dal 1 cup Hing
  • asafotedia pinch
  • Mustard Seeds 1 tbs.
  • Fenugreek seeds 1 tbs.
  • dry red chillie 2
  • sambhar powder 2 tbs.
  • Tamarind water as per your taste
  • Green chillies 4
  • vegetables Onion , Potato , white pumpkin , drumstick, carrot, Capsicum taste good for sambar.
  • How to Make Sambahar:

    1. Boil dal with haldi. When the dal is half boiled put the vegetables (one or two combination of vegetables is enough should not put more vegetables)
    2. Put (2)green silted chillie along with vegetables.
    3. For frying add asafotedia, mustard seeds, dry red chillie , 2 green chille and fenugreek seeds one by one let it splutter.
    4. Add sambhar powder to it ( put off the gas completely when u put sambhar powder other wise it will burn)
    5. Quickly add tamarind water to it and pour it in the pre cooked dal vessel
    6. Tip
    7. To make a tasty sambhar never boil dal in cooker
    8. boil it open in a big vessel.


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