Tirunelveli Sambhar

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Tirunelveli Sambhar

  • Pressure cook the tuvar dal with the radish until it becomes mushy (3 whistles). Keep it aside.
  • Extract the juice from the tamarind.
  • In a pan, heat the oil, add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, urad dhal. Let them crackle.
  • Add curry leaves.
  • Now add the onion, tomato, and green chillies. Fry until soft.
  • Add the tamarind extract, turmeric powder, asafoetida and sambhar powder.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Let it boil for 3 mins.
  • Add mashed toor dhal and radish. Mix it well.
  • Then add the ground paste and boil it for 5-10 mins.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.