• Sambar

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    Prep: 1 hours Cook: 3 hours Servings: 6
    by miansari66
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    Sambar is a very common and popular South Indian and Sri Lankan Dish. Tamil people like it very much.


    • Tur Dal (Arhar ki dal) 100 g
    • Mixed vegetable (Sojni Ki Phalli/Okra/Loki/Turnip/Potato/Brinjal), chopped 200-300 g
    • Tomatoes chopped 1
    • Onion chopped 1
    • Green Chillies chopped 5
    • Tamarind soaked in water 25 gram
    • Salt to taste
    • Red Chilli powder to taste
    • Mustard powder 1 teaspoon
    • Methi dana powder 1/2 teaspoon
    • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon
    • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
    • Haldi powder1 teaspoon
    • Aamchoor powder 1 teaspoon
    • Gurr (Jaggery) 2 teaspoon
    • Heing 2 pinch
    • Tarka (Temering material): Oil 2 tablespoon, Red Chilli whole 3-5, Mustard whole 1 teaspoon, Cumin seed whole 1 teaspoon, Karhi patta 8-10


    1. Boil Tur dal in enough water till tender (It can take 2-3 hour to full tender)
    2. Add vegetables, tomatoes, onion, green chillies and spices. Cook on medium flame till vegetables are tender.
    3. Now add soaked tamarind and adjust salt and cook for another 3-5 minutes.
    4. Now Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a frying pan add mustard, when starts poping add Red chilli whole, Karhi patta and cumin whole fry for few minute and then pour over prepared sambhar curry.
    5. Delicious Sambar is ready.
    6. Serve with Paparr/Papad/Papadum, boiled rice and Mango/Tomato chutney or with Pickle.

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