Easy Sambar


Easy Sambar

Sambar in 5 - 10 mins
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 5 people


Vegetables(can be frozen):


  • Add dal in rice cooker and if frozen vegetables, add it along with turmeric, salt and cook upto 1 whistle.
  • Cool it and open it.
  • Add the sambar powder.
  • :- If u slightly heat all powders together the colour of sambar can be made little brown.
  • Add fenugreek powder or whole.
  • Add asafoetida powder.
  • Splutter mustard seeds in a little oil.
  • Saute some onion or shallots.
  • Add tomato and dry red chillies.
  • Add it to the curry along with coriander leaves.
  • :- Serve with dosa and rice.
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Response (2)
  1. s
    shaaz March 29, 2008

    hi..i know i`m the first one to comment ur recipe…and this is my first comment for pachakam also.Actualy i dont like sambar. but yesterday i make sambar with ur recipe. it came out very well. and now i like Dosha-sambar combination. my hubby also like that..i added tamarind paste also..it tastes good.

  2. R
    Robert May 23, 2011

    Wow thanks for the recipe. I never make sambar because its so complicated and i never get it right. This was so easy and delicious. I added some green chilies and forgot to put the coriander but it was still very very good. Had it with idlis.

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