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Sambhar Recipe

Sambhar is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Wednesday, 22 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - Tuvar dal
  • 1 - big Onion
  • 1 - big Tomato
  • Tamarind - small Lemon - sized ball
  • Mixed vegetables - drumstick, brinjal, carrot, Potatoes or ladies finger or Raw Mango
  • 2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 5 to 6 tsp - sambhar powder
  • 1 tsp - Dhania powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Nutmeg powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 2 to 4 - dry Red Chillies
  • 1 sprig - Curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp - coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • Ghee
  • oil
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Sambhar:

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



     

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