Sambar Sadham

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup - tur dal
  • 2/3 cup - rice
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - fenugreek seeds
  • a few curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - ginger, grated
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp - hing
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • small lime-sized ball of tamarind
  • 2 tbsp - sambar powder
  • 2 tbsp - coconut, grated
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • coriander leaves for garnishing
  • 1/2 cup - onion, sliced
  • 1 - carrot
  • 1-2 - brinjals
  • a handful of peas
  • 1 - capsicum, small
  • 1 - tomato

How to Make Sambar Sadham

  • Soak the tamarind in 2 cups of warm water.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add the mustard seeds, curry leaves and fenugreek seeds.
  • When the mustard seeds crackle, add ginger and all the vegetables one by one.
  • Sprinkle salt and hing.
  • Fry for 5 minutes.
  • Add 2 cups of tamarind water to the vegetables.
  • Add sambar powder, turmeric powder, coconut and salt.
  • Rinse the rice and dal and add to the pressure cooker.
  • Add 2.5 cups of water.
  • Close the lid and pressure-cook for 6-7 whistles.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Drizzle ghee just before serving.
  • Serve with raita and chips.
  • Recipe courtesy: Indian Vegetarian Kitchen

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