Sambhar With Lentil

Sambhar with Lentil

Sambhar With Lentil

Sambhar with Lentil

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Silpa Surendran

Published On: 28 Sep 2001

Rating: 4
6 Votes, 4 Reviews
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20 Minutes
Served : 5
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Wash the dhal in 4-5 changes of water until the water is clear. Drain.

Step 2

Add 2 cups of water to dhal and allow it to boil for 6-10 minutes until dhal is soft.

Step 3

Whisk it with a spoon until smooth.

Step 4

Soak tamarind in water for 8-10 minutes and squeeze the tamarind juice.

Step 5

In a separate pan, boil tomatoes or any other vegetable of choice.

Step 6

And to it, add the tamarind juice and ground roasted spices (sambhar powder).

Step 7

After 4-5 minutes, add dhal to this mixture.

Step 8

Add curry leaves, fresh coriander leaves and salt to taste.

Step 9

:- If the mixture is too thin, add a mixture of rice flour paste to thicken the consistency.

Step 10

Simmer for 10-15 minutes.

Step 11

Turn into a warm serving dish.

Step 12

Heat the oil in a fry pan.

Step 13

Fry mustard seeds and when it breaks, add asafoetida for half a minute and then pour it over the sambhar.

Step 14

:- Sambhar is ready.

Step 15

:- Serve Sambhar hot with steamed rice.

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Dr. Sherly

APT TO GO WITH STEAMED RICE.THANKS FOR SAMBAR POWDER RECIPE.

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Puniee Sen

It came out very well and goes well for Idli and Thosai. Thanks for the recipe. Good way of making sambar powder as well.

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Deepti

I tried Sambhar for 1st time as I am from North. This helped me a lot & turned out to be great. Keep up the good work

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Ashok Pillai

Nice Experience

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