Sambar Recipe | South Indian Homemade Recipe

 

Sambar Recipe

Sambar Recipe

Sambar Recipe | South Indian Homemade Recipe

Sambar Recipe - Sambar, a hot and spicy lentil soup with mixed vegetables, is a must have accompaniment for popular South Indian Recipe .
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: tamilnadu
Servings: 4
Author: Papitha Ranganathan

Ingredients

Ingredients for Sambar Recipe

  • 1/3 cup Toor Dal split pigeon peas
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 to 2 vegetable drumsticks
  • 1 medium Onion finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Sambar Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Tamarind pulp
  • 1 Tomato finely chopped
  • 1+1/2 cup cups Water
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • Salt to taste

For Sambar Powder :

  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • 1 tsp urdal dal
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 methi seeds
  • 4 to 5 red chili

For tempering :

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1-2 Dry Red Chillies broken

Instructions

How to cook the recipe

  • Wash the toor dal thoroughly and drain.
  • Combine the washed dal and 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 5 whistles.
  • Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid
  • Blend the dal using a hand blender till it is smooth and keep aside.
  • Combine the drumsticks with 1 cup of water in a pan and cook on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes or till the vegetables are soft. Keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds and dry red chili and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  • Add the onion and tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  • Add the cooked drumstick, tamarind pulp, cooked dal, sambar masala, chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder , salt and ¾ cup of water, mix well and bring to boil and allow to cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  • Cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  • Add the coriander leaves, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  • Serve hot.

Papitha Ranganathan

I'm Papitha Ranganathan house wife and food blogger. I love to cook various cuisines in my kitchen which comes out so delicious. I would like to share my recipes here.

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