Sambar Recipe, South Indian Homemade Sambar Recipe


Sambar Recipe, South Indian Homemade Sambar Recipe

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Sambhar is a definite part of South Indian meals. Sometimes, they make it even more than once a day – for breakfast and later for lunch or dinner .


Brimful of the goodness of toovar dal and assorted vegetables, it is nutritious everyday fare and is so versatile that it can be taken with rice , idli , dosa , vada, upma , and just about any South Indian Snacks .

Sambar Recipe, South Indian Homemade Sambar Recipe recipe - How to make Sambar Recipe, South Indian Homemade Sambar Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients
Method
    Method
  1. Wash the toovar dal thoroughly and drain.
  2. Combine the washed dal and 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Blend the dal using a hand blender till it is smooth and keep aside.
  5. Combine the drumsticks and bottle gourd with 1 cup of water in a deep non-stick pan and cook on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes or till the vegetables are soft. Keep aside.
  6. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  7. Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Add the cooked bottle gourd and drumstick, shallots, tamarind pulp, cooked dal, , salt, sambhar masala, chilli powder, turmeric 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.
  9. Cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  10. Add the coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  11. Serve hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy135 cal
Protein5.1 g
Carbohydrates16.6 g
Fiber2.7 g
Fat5.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium9.9 mg
Sambhar Video, How to make Sambar, South Indian Sambar by Tarla Dalal

Reviews

Sambhar, How To Make Sambar, South Indian Sambar Recipe
 on 25 Feb 18 07:24 AM
5

Jeneraly hotel sambhar is sweet and sour but here u didn''t add sweet flavour. So is south Indians don''t put sweet test in sambhar? Thanks.
Tarla Dalal
26 Feb 18 09:21 AM
   Yes generally there is no sweet added to the sambhar.. It gives an additionally taste..if little sweetness added.. like sugar or jaggery..
Sambhar, How To Make Sambar, South Indian Sambar Recipe
 on 23 Jan 18 07:48 PM
5

Hello ma''am,i tried this recipe..I loved it,my son & husband enjoyed it with dosa...super tasty.. thank you ma''am.
Tarla Dalal
24 Jan 18 04:32 PM
   Hi Shewta. We are delighted that the Sambar recipe came out well for you. Keep cooking.
Sambhar, How To Make Sambar, South Indian Sambar Recipe
 on 12 May 17 04:21 PM
5

Sambhar, How To Make Sambar, South Indian Sambar Recipe
 on 09 Dec 16 07:03 PM
5

I am an Americsn just learning about sambar. In my culture and American English, what is drum stick and bottle gourd? Is a Chicken leg what you mean by drumstick?
Tarla Dalal
10 Dec 16 10:37 AM
   Hi Rick, good to hear from you. We have a link against each ingredient in blue colour and that will lead you to a detailed glossary page. Long, thin pod, resembling a Drumstick. The fruit itself is called drumstick in India. Sometimes referred to as a bean, this long, rigid pod grows on a tree. Its hard, green outer covering is rigid enough to earn its common name of drumstick and used in curries. Let me know how the recipe came out. Also there is a link for the Video on how to make the Sambar below the recipes. Hope this helps.
Sambhar, How To Make Sambar, South Indian Sambar Recipe
 on 27 Oct 16 02:53 PM
5

Sambhar, How To Make Sambar, South Indian Sambar Recipe
 on 18 Oct 16 03:32 PM
5

Mam,the recipe was superbb,i tried it and it was yummm!
Tarla Dalal
19 Oct 16 09:39 AM
   Hi Aarti. We are delighted that the Sambar recipe came out well for you.
Sambhar, How To Make Sambar, South Indian Sambar Recipe
 on 06 Sep 16 03:26 PM
5

Mam this recipe is really very tasty...I tried it n all my family members loved it too.... thanks mam
Tarla Dalal
06 Sep 16 04:36 PM
   Well done Saniya.
Sambhar, How To Make Sambar, South Indian Sambar Recipe
 on 24 Aug 16 08:05 PM
5

Like dis recipe have to try dis nw but don''t have drumstick... is it ok
Tarla Dalal
25 Aug 16 03:56 PM
   Hi Sunand, Yes, you can skip the drumstick if you don''t have.. Do try this recipe and share your valuable feedback with us. Happy Cooking!
Sambhar, How To Make Sambar, South Indian Sambar Recipe
 on 05 Aug 16 01:21 PM
5

Sambhar, How To Make Sambar, South Indian Sambar Recipe
 on 13 Jul 16 06:00 PM
5

The recipe is excellent. It was the first time I tried making sambhar and the dish turned out absolutely delicious. I didn''t use any shallots though, because I didn''t have any at home.
Tarla Dalal
14 Jul 16 08:57 AM
   Hi Mel, We are very happy to know you loved the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you loved it. Happy Cooking !!!
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