Sambar Recipe


Toor Dal – 1 cup
Bengal gram – 3 tbsp
Red chilli – 4 to 5
Coriander seeds – 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds – 2 tbsp
Fenugreek seeds – 2tbsp
Coconut – Grated 1 cup
Beans – 1 cup
Carrot – 1 cup
Ground nuts – 1 cup
Pumpkin – 1 cup
Tomatoes – 1 cup
Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp
Curry leaves – few
Oil – 4 tsp
Salt to taste


1.Keep a pan on the stove and once it is heated, add bengal gram and fry it for 2 to 3 minutes. Keep it aside.

2.To make the masala, separately fry red chilli, corainder seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds.Wait for five minutes for it to cool dowm.

3.Now in the mixy jar add the fried items and coconut and little water. Grind it to make a fine paste.

4.Now in the pressure cooker add 1 cup of toor dal nealty cut beans, carrot, tomato, pumpkin, and groundnuts and some water and close the lid of the pressure cooker. Wait for 3 whistles.

5.Now in a pan, add oil, mustard seeds and cumin leaves. Then add the toor dal and boiled vegetables.

6.Add some water, then add the grinded masala paste and salt to taste.

7.Do not add more water. Make sure the sambar is thick enough.Now serve the hot sambar with hot rice and ghee.

Serves– 4
Cooking time – 20 min
Preparatine time – 15 min

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