Kerala Sambhar / Sambar is a delicious lentil rich vegetable stew prepared in an authentic traditional style. This can be cooked with lots of vegetables or you can also limit the addition of veggies as per requirement. It is a unique and tasty dish cooked with the tangy flavor of tamarind and very minimal oil. The veggies enhance the nutritive index and the dish is irresistible when served hot with idli, dosa and rice. This is uaually served with rice makes a wholesome nutrition rich meal. Lentils form the base of sambar. Usually it’s made with toor dal (split pigeon peas lentil) but can also be made by mixing moong and toor dal or masoor (red lentils) and toor dal. You can explore a well illustrated dish here that can be easily prepared at home.