South Indian Spinach Sambar

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make South Indian Spinach Sambar

  • Cook the tuvar dal in a cooker and mash it well. Keep aside.
  • Chop the spinach, wash it thoroughly and cook it in boiling water with salt till the stems become soft. Drain and keep aside.
  • In a kadai, heat oil and add the mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, hing, red chilli, turmeric powder and curry leaves.
  • Once it splutters, add the spinach to it and fry for some time.
  • Mix the tamarind paste in one tumbler of water and add to the spinach and add some salt (if needed) along with it
  • Allow it to boil well. Add the sambhar powder and allow it to boil for some time.
  • Once the raw smell goes away, add the cooked tuvar dal and allow it to boil for 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.