Sambhar for Idlis

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Tamarind - size of a small lemon
  • 3 tbsp - Sambhar powder
  • 3- Onion
  • 2- Tomato
  • Coriander leaves
  • 7-10 flakes -Garlic
  • 2 tbsp - Toor dhal
  • 3 tbsp - Ghee
  • Mustard.
  • Salt
  • Asafoetida

How to Make Sambhar for Idlis

  • Pressure cook the dhal and keep separately.
  • Grind 1 onion + 1 tomato + garlic in mixer and keep separately.
  • Take 4 glasses of water and extract tamarind juice.
  • Add sambhar powder and the remaining onions and tomato to it. Allow it to boil well
  • Once it starts boiling, add the cooked dhal to it.
  • Once this starts boiling add the onion, tomato, garlic paste to it.
  • Add salt to taste and asafoetida to it and leave it for sometime.
  • Heat 3 tsps of ghee in a pan, add mustard to it and allow it to splutter.
  • Add this to the sambhar and garnish with coriander leaves.