Sambhar | सांभर

IMG_20181130_135617.jpgA south indian form of cuisine.Its a mix of lentils and variety of vegetables.But in this recipe of sambhar I am not using the vegetables,just using onion.But still the taste is maintained.As we all know it’s served with most of the South Indian dishes like ;



Sambhar | सांभर



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course : snacks,breakfast

cuisine : south indian

prep : 20 minutes

cook : 15 minutes

total : 35 minutes

servings : 4

author : suchita pradeep



INGREDIENTS :

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  • 1/2 cup Tur/ arhar/ yellow split pigeon peas ( तूर डाळ )
  • 1 medium size onion ( उभा चिरलेला कांदा )
  • Coriander leaves ( कोथिंबीर )
  • Curry leaves ( कडीपत्ता )
  • 2 tspoon chilli powder ( लाल तिखट )
  • 1 1/2 tspoon sambhar masala (सांभर मसाला )
  • 1/2 tspoon turmeric powder ( हळद )
  • 1/2 tbspoon of tamarind pulp ( चिंचेचा कोळ )
  • Jaggery ( गुळ ) to maintain the sourness of tamarind .
  • Salt to taste.
  • 2 tbspoon cooking oil.


METHOD :

  • Wash the dal first nicely.
  • Now keep the dal in pressure cooker till 4-5 whistles.
  • Let the dal cook nicely.
  • Slice the onions in small pieces.
  • Heat the oil in the pan.Now add mustard seeds,cumin seeds.
  • Now add sliced onions and curry leaves and saute the onions till the onions changes the colour to brown.
  • After roasting the onions properly add turmeric powder, chilli powder and saute it well.Now add sambhar masala.
  • Saute the whole mix in proper way.
  • Saute the whole masala properly.Now add cooked tur dal(तूर डाळ) to the pan.
  • Mix the masala and dal evenly.
  • Add required amount of water to the mixture and aquire the proper consistency.
  • Add tamrind pulp and jaggery to balance the taste of tamrind.(Quantity of tamrind and jaggery addition are to your choice.)
  • Let it cook for next 10-15 minutes.Garnish it with coriander leaves.
  • Your Sambhar is ready.
  • You can eat sambhar with idli,medu vada,masala dosa or uttappa


STEP BY STEP METHOD OF PREPARING SAMBHAR :



  • Wash the dal first nicely.
  • Now keep the dal in pressure cooker till 4-5 whistles.
  • Let the dal cook nicely.

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  • Slice the onions in small pieces.
  • Heat the oil in the pan.Now add mustard seeds,cumin seeds.img_20181130_130220.jpg
  • Now add sliced onions and curry leaves and saute the onions till the onions changes the colour to brown.img_20181130_130622
  • After roasting the onions properly add turmeric powder, chilli powder and saute it well.Now add sambhar masala.

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  • Saute the whole mix in proper way.IMG_20181130_130717.jpg
  • Saute the whole masala properly.Now add cooked tur dal(तूर डाळ) to the pan.IMG_20181130_130741.jpg
  • Mix the masala and dal evenly.img_20181130_130759.jpg
  • Add required amount of water to the mixture and aquire the proper consistency.img_20181130_130948.jpg
  • Add tamrind pulp and jaggery to balance the taste of tamrind.(Quantity of tamrind and jaggery addition are to your choice.)New Phototastic Collage.jpg
  • Let it cook for next 10-15 minutes.
  • Garnish it with coriander leaves.VideoToPhoto 636812595477955796.png
  • Your Sambhar is ready.VideoToPhoto 636812595793210408.png
  • You can eat sambhar with idli,medu vada,masala dosa or uttappa

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