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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated : 3 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Sambhar

  • Cook the tuvar dal with twice the amount of water, a little salt, a pinch of turmeric and 1 tsp ghee.
  • Soak the tamarind in a little water and extract the juice.
  • In a pan, heat the oil, add finely chopped onions and fry.
  • Add finely - chopped tomatoes and fry till they are tender and little mushy.
  • Then add the vegetables according to their coking time.
  • When you feel the vegetables are cooked, then add the sambhar powder, chilli powder, dhania powder, turmeric powder, salt and fry for a while.
  • Now add the cooked tuvar dal with a little water (according to the consistency you want for your sambhar).
  • Cook for 4 - 5 mins and then add the tamarind extract.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Now, in a separate pan, add a little ghee and splutter mustard, cumin, red chillies and curry leaves. Add to the sambhar.
  • Finally, add the chopped coriander leaves.