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    Sambar
    Recipe by: MyDeliciousRecipes

    Sambar

    Sambhar is a delicious and favorite dish of South India. You can serve sambar with many dishes like rice, dosa, idli or vada. Sambar is a delicious and healthy dish made of vegetables, lentils, herbs, spices and a special well-known spice called sambar masala. Sambar is one of the most delicious and popular Indian dishes especially in South India, which is not only delicious, but also healthy and nutritious. A typical South Indian sambar recipe includes lots of vegetables such as bottle gourd, pumpkin, brinjal, drumstick, onion, tomato and many more to your liking. Different vegetables give a different taste. You can make delicious and healthy sambar at home by following these recipes.

    Preparation Time
    30 Minutes
    Cooking Time
    30 Minutes
    Meal Type:

    Vegetarian

    Pumpkin (Kaddu)500 GmBottle Gourd (Lauki)200 Gm
    Split Pigeon Pea (Arhar Dal)1/2 CupGreen Beans Chopped3 - 4
    Tomato Chopped1 MediumOnion Chopped1 Large
    Tamarind Pulp3 TablespoonSambar Masala1 Teaspoon
    Salt1/2 Teaspoon or As per TasteRed Chilli Powder1/2 Teaspoon
    Sugar1 TeaspoonBlack Salt1/4 Teaspoon or As Per Taste
    Asafoetida (Hing)A PinchTurmeric Powder1/4 Teaspoon
    Coriander Powder1/2 TeaspoonGinger Grated1 Tablespoon
    Cumin Powder1/2 TeaspoonGhee or Oil2 Tablespoon
    Garam Masala1/2 TeaspoonWater1/2 Cup
    Coriander Leaves Finely ChoppedTo Garnish  

    • Soak tamarind in a cup of water overnight. Sieve the soaked tamarind and remove the seeds and pulp. Keep the tamarind water separate to use.
    • Wash all the vegetables. Peel off and chopped all the vegetables. Wash the split pigeon peas (arhar dal).
    • In a pressure cooker, add arhar dal, chopped vegetables (pumpkin, bottle gourd, green beans), 3 1/2 cups water and salt. Boil it in a pressure cooker on medium heat. Turn off the heat after 3 whistles. Allow the pressure cooker to release the entire pressure automatically.
    • Put 2 spoons of ghee in a pan and heat it on medium heat. When the ghee gets hot, add chopped onion and tomatoes.
    • Fry it till the onion and tomato become soft and the onion turns light brown.
    • Mix black salt, turmeric powder, sugar, red chilli powder, garam masala, coriander powder, cumin powder, sambar masala, Asafoetida (hing), grated ginger and tamarind water.
    • Boil it for 4 - 5 minutes.
    • By now the pressure cooker will release all the pressure. Open the lid of the cooker and mash the boiled vegetables with the help of a masher.
    • Pour mixture into boiled vegetables in a pressure cooker.
    • Close the pressure cooker lid and boil again. When the cooker gives a whistle, turn off the heat.
    • Leave the pressure cooker to automatically release the pressure. When the pressure releases open the cooker and transfer the sambar to a bowl. Garnish with coriander leaves.
    • Delicious Sambar is ready to be served. Serve it with idli, dosa, vada or rice.

    You can add vegetables as per your choice to make different tastes.

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