A curry that goes with rice, chapathis and rotis


A curry that goes with rice, chapathis and rotis

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By sonali S

Published On: 04 Sep 2002

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

Cook red gram in a pressure cooker and mash well. Keep aside.

Step 2

Grind grated coconut with masala powder and turmeric powder.

Step 3

Cut tomatoes.

Step 4

Take a pot and add mashed dal, water, tomatoes and ground paste and bring it to boil.

Step 5

Add salt, jaggery and tamarind juice and boil for some more time.

Step 6

Add masala powder and onions. Cook till onions become soft.

Step 7

Heat oil in a pan.

Step 8

Add the ingredients for seasoning one by one. When it splutters, add asafoetida and curry leaves.

Step 9

Pour it into the hot sambar.

Step 10

Garnish with cut coriander leaves.


this was good receipe for north indian like me who like garam masala in all curry thank you for letting us taste sambar


Please! this is not at all "Karnataka Sambar Recipe". I am from Karnataka. So, I know it very well. Its better to name it "SONALI`S SAMBAR RECIPE" - as it is a combination of recipes. I don`t think its worth a try. I think people have just been kind enough to say its good. Well! I can`t.

Shyju Lonappan

I think we should appreciate Sonali. She has mentioned it is Karnataka Style. So please don`t mix it / compare with Kerala Sambar. Thanks Sonali, it`s little different from Kerala Style (as some one said we don`t put Garam Masala) but I liked it. Thank You...


I haven`t heard that we can add garam masala in sambar. Any way this is not kerala sambar. Don`t waste your time.

Tinku K

just spoiled my our time and effort.


is this as good as "kerala sambhar" on this site? I am wondering if my father-in-law will like this? maybe mil too?

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