Express tomato sambar

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • To pressure cook:
  • 1/2 cup - toor dal
  • 5 - chopped tomatoes (medium)
  • 4 pods - garlic
  • To temper in 1 tbsp oil:
  • 1 tsp - cumin
  • 5 - red chillies
  • Other ingredients:
  • Salt
  • Coriander leaves to garnish

How to Make Express tomato sambar

  • Pressure cook the ingredients mentioned above in water until done (5-6 whistles).
  • Temper jeera and red chillies in oil. Add it to the cooked dal and tomato mixture.
  • Add salt. Mix well.
  • Using a hand blender and blend the mixture to a smooth and creamy paste.
  • The consistency should be like that of a soup.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with dosas or idlis.