Sambhar Recipe

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Very Good based on 7 Ratings

Listed in : Vegetarian , Vegetarian Appetizers , Vegetarian Curries , Vegetarian Gravy , Vegetarian Sidedish , 30 Minute Recipes , Cuisine , Cuisine Tamil

 

Servings: 3 Preparation time:
Ingredients:
  • Mung Beans, Mature Seeds, Raw, Yellow, Moong, Dal, Dhal 1 cup dal (cooked)
  • Carrots, Baby, Raw, 1 carrot (chopped)
  • Beans, French, Mature Seeds, Raw, Green Bean, Runner Bean 1tbsp French beans (chopped)
  • Eggplant, Raw, Egg Plant 1eggplant (cut into pieces)
  • Onions, Raw, Onion 1tsp onion (chopped)
  • Tomatoes, Red, Ripe, Raw, Red Tomato 1 tomato (chopped)
  • Coriander Seeds, Hara Dhaniya 1tbsp coriander seeds
  • Peppers, Hot Chili, Red, Raw, Red Chilies, Chillies, Dry Red Chillies, Chilly 4 red chilies (dry)
  • Onions, Raw, Onion ½ onions (chopped)
  • Fenugreek Seed, Kasuri Methi, Kasoori Methi Dried, Menthya, Vendayam, Menthulu,uluva 1tsp methi seeds
  • Cumin Seed, Shahi Jeera, Nitu Didi cumin seed 1tsp cumin seeds
  • Kali Mirch Black Peppercorn, Milagu,kurumulaku, peppers 8 black pepper (pods)
  • Tamarinds, Raw, Imli, Tamarind Paste, Tamarind, Tamarid 1tbsp tamarind extract
  • Turmeric, Ground,powder, Haldi, Nitu Didi turmeric powder 1/2tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt, Common Salt, Rock Salt, Table Salt 1tsp salt
  • For Termpering:
  • Cumin Seed, Shahi Jeera, Nitu Didi cumin seed 1tsp cumin seeds
  • Mustard Seed, Ground, Sarson, Mustered,mustard Seed Powder 1tsp mustard seeds
  • Curry Leaf, Murraya Koenigi, Karivepallai, Curry Leaves, dry curry leaves Curry leaves (few)
  • Canola Oil, Vegetable Oil, Cooking Oil

Instructions (Preparation Steps):

  • First heating up 1tsp oil on a tawa
  • Put red chilies, ½ onions, coriander seeds, methi seeds and black pepper pods
  • Keep on stirring and on a very slow flame roast the masalas
  • Fry till the onions become little soft and good aroma comes from the methi seeds
  • Now remove the roasted masalas and grind them together to a fine paste
  • Heating up the pan on oven
  • Put the cooked dal
  • Add carrot, French beans, egg plant, onions and tomatoes
  • Now add the masala paste and mix well
  • Pour little water to it
  • Add the tamarind extract and mix it well
  • Put turmeric powder and salt and mix
  • Cover the pan and cook for 15 minutes
  • The dal is cooked now
  • Remove the pan and start the tempering
  • Heating up little oil in a pan
  • Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves
  • Fry till the mustard seeds splutter
  • Now add the dal to the tempering
  • Mix well and cook for another 2 minutes
  • Serve it with idli, vada , dosa or rice

Cook's Tip:
Always warm dry spices like cumin seeds, cardamom, cloves, etc. on a griddle before powdering. They will grind faster and the powder will be finer.
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Add few fenugreek/methi/menthulu seeds while soaking rice and black gram for a 'healthy' dosa batter.
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To preserve the colour of turmeric Apply a little ghee to the bottom and sides of the jar before storing.
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