Vegetarian Sambar Delight

Nikhil Nagaraj

Nikhil Nagaraj

about 1 year ago

A delicious and nutritious vegetarian sambar recipe that is sure to delight your taste buds!

Cooking Time

45 minutes

Serving Size

4

Nutrition Per Serving

Cal

250

Protein

12g

Fat

8g

Sat Fat

1g

Carbs

35g

Chole

0mg

Fiber

10g

Sugar

10g

Sodium

500mg

Ingredients

  • 1 cup toor dal
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 potato, chopped
  • 1 drumstick, chopped
  • 1/2 cup tamarind pulp
  • 2 tbsp sambar powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 2 dried red chillies
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Wash the toor dal and pressure cook it with 2 cups of water and turmeric powder for 3-4 whistles.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, dried red chillies and curry leaves.
  • Add chopped onions and sauté till they turn translucent.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and sauté till they turn mushy.
  • Add chopped vegetables and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add sambar powder and mix well.
  • Add tamarind pulp and 2 cups of water.
  • Add salt to taste and mix well.
  • Let the vegetables cook till they are soft and tender.
  • Add the cooked toor dal and mix well.
  • Let the sambar simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  • Serve hot with rice or idli.

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