Sambhar

Sambhar
Vegetable sambhar prepared using tur dal, pumpkin, drumsticks and grounded spices.
Sambhar
Cuisine

- Indian

Serves

- 4

Cooking Time

-20-22 Min

Type

- main course

Difficulty

- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 Min

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Cup Soaked Pigeon Peas
  • 1 tbsp Split Black lentils
  • 1tbsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 1tbsp Split Bengal Gram
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Coriander Seeds
  • 4 Dry Red Chillies
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Coconut
  • 1/2 Cup Bottle Gourd
  • 1/2 cup Diced Onion
  • 1/2 cup eggplant
  • 1/2 pumkin
  • 6 to 7 Drumsticks
  • Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Tamarind Pulp
  • 2 to 3 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 9 to 10 Curry Leaves
  • 1/2 Asafoetida

HOW TO PREPARE SAMBHAR

  1. 1

    Wash pigeon peas thoroughly and pressure cook till soft.
  2. 2

    For sambar, heat a pan and add the cooked pigeon peas.
  3. 3

    Let them boil.
  4. 4

    Add chopped bottle gourd, diced onion, chopped eggplant, chopped pumpkin, and drumsticks pieces.
  5. 5

    Stir and allow the dal to boil.
  6. 6

    Dry roast the split black lentils, fenugreek seeds, split Bengal gram, coriander seeds, and dry red chillies in another pan.
  7. 7

    Blend these roasted spices with grated coconut and some water to a smooth paste.
  8. 8

    Add this mixture to the sambar.
  9. 9

    Stir and add salt turmeric powder, and tamarind pulp while the sambhar continues to boil.
  10. 10

    For the tempering, heat coconut oil in a pan.
  11. 11

    Add mustard seeds dry red chillies, curry leaves, and asafoetida.
  12. 12

    Add the tempering to the sambar and put the flame off.

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