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Indian Sambar


Indian Sambar

Sambar or shambhar is an important south Indian cuisine. Sambar is often accompanied with idli and dosa or sometimes with steamed rice. There are varieties of Shambhar popular in South India. Sambhar is easy to cook and its combination of lot of vegetables with pulses makes it nutritious enough. Sambar 's special exciting spicy aroma which make it more special



Clean the vegetables and slice into long pieces. Wash the dal. Boil 3 cups of water and cook dal in it. Add turmeric powder and curry leaves into the dal. Keep it aside. Fry the ingredients D in ½ tsp coconut oil. Grind it to a smooth paste and keep aside. Mash the tamarind in 1 cup water and strain. Boil the tamarind water with red chilli powder, salt, curry leaves, asafoetida and molasses. When it boils, add 2tbs of coconut oil. Add the vegetables except the ladies finger into it. Cook till done and add the prepared dal into it. Bring to a boil and add the ladies finger and the ground masalas. Remove from fire after boiling. Season with mustard seeds and dried chillies. Sprinkle the Sambar with chopped coriander leaves.


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