Quick and Easy Sambar

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - toor dal
  • 1/4 cup - gram dal
  • 50 g - tamarind, de-seeded
  • 1/4 cup - grated fresh coconut
  • 4 - green chillies
  • 1 tsp - jeera
  • 1/2 tsp - methi
  • 2 tsp - ready-made sambar powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 3 pinch - asafoetida
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin powder
  • 4 - garlic cloves
  • 1 - onion, small (chopped)
  • curry leaves, a few
  • coriander leaves, a few
  • 200 g - assorted vegetables
  • 2 - ripe tomatoes
  • 1/4 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • salt to taste

How to Make Quick and Easy Sambar

  • Mix both the dals and pressure cook till tender or half done.
  • Wash and cut assorted vegetables into big pieces.
  • Add the cut vegetables to the half-done dal along with half the salt and boil till tender.
  • Add coconut, chilli powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, ready-made sambar masala powder, jeera, tamarind and garlic in a food processor and grind to a fine paste.
  • Add the paste to the boiling vegetables along with hing powder, slit green chillies and cubed tomatoes.
  • Heat oil, add mustard seeds, methi, onion and curry leaves till they sputter and pour it on top.
  • Stir well and add salt to taste.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice, idlis, dosas, chapattis, appams, vadas or bread.

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