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Sambhar Recipe


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Sambhar – The South Indian Dal

Our attempt to make the popular “Sambhar”…a very famous vegetarian recipe from southern India…my one time favorite.

Ingredients[ to serve 4 ]

  1. Toor dal- 1/2 cup cooked
  2. Onion – 1 chopped
  3. Tomato – 1 chopped
  4. Salt – To taste
  5. Sambhar powder – 1tbsp.
  6. Red chilli powder – 1 tbsp .
  7. Tamarind paste-2 tbsp.
  8. Garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  9. Ginger paste – 1 tbsp
  10. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tbsp
  11. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tbsp
  12. Curry leaves-3-4
  13. Whole red Chilli –

Preparation Method

  1. Heat oil in a pan.Add mustard seeds,red chilli and curry leaves and fry for 1 minute.
  2. Add onion,tomato,ginger-garlic paste,and fry till the oil starts to separate
  3. Now add red chilli powder,sambhar powder,turmeric powder,tamarind and cook for 3-4 mins.
  4. Add cooked dal and simmer gently for 10 minutes.
  5. Serve hot with rice

 

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