1-2-3 Sambar

Sambar that can be easily made without any hassle

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1-2-3 Sambar

Sambar that can be easily made without any hassle

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Fehmida Khader

Published On: 08 Nov 2006

Rating: 4
7 Votes, 6 Reviews
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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

For making Sambar podi:-
1)Roast uluva in a nonstick pan.

Step 2

When the colour begins to get darker and the smell of uluva comes, remove it from the heat to a cool and dry vessel.

Step 3

Next wash the rice and roast the wet rice on the pan till it begins to crackle.

Step 4

Add it to the same vessel as uluva.

Step 5

Heat coriander powder on LOW FLAME AND CONSTANTLY STIR IT for not more than 2 mins.

Step 6

Add chilli powder and roast for another 1 min.

Step 7

Remove from flame.

Step 8

Add uluva and ari to it and mix well with a spatula.

Step 9

Grind the mix finely in a mixie.

Step 10

:- The mixer bowl should be 100% dry.

Step 11

Store the sambar podi in a dry airtight container.

Step 12

:- More quantity of sambar podi can be made in the same ratio and it will remain fresh as long as no moisture enters.

Step 13

For making Sambar:-
1)In a pressure cooker, add all the vegetables, dal, turmeric, salt and water just enough to cover the vegetables.

Step 14

Cook on high flame till one whistle comes.

Step 15

Turn off immedietely and do not disturb till the pressure settles.

Step 16

When the pressure settles, open the cooker and add 2 - 3 tbsp of sambar podi (according to taste) and the tamarind juice and stir.

Step 17

:- If needed, add asafoetida(Kayam).

Step 18

Heat it for 2 mins.

Step 19

Splutter mustard, dry red chillies and curry leaves in oil and garnish the sambar.


rice to b added was a new information into the sambar podi.....v,ll try this...


good one


dear fehmida,just like the name of the recepie....1-2-3-sambhar...it was very quick , quite easy and fast to cook.keep posting such recepies.BRAVO!


The Sambar podi is very good. Tried it and Sambar was very tasty Thanks for sharing.


This is sambhar ridiculously simplified! It can`t get easier than this. Excellent recipe!


Must try. The Sambar podi esp is very good

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