Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Kerala Sambar

Toor dal - 1 cup
Small Onion chopped – 04-06 nos
vegetables chopped- 1 1/2 cup (any vegetables you like)
green chillies - 2-3 nos
Tamarind pulp - 1 1/2 tsp
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Sambar powder - 2 tsp
Corinader Powder – 1 tbsp
Asafoetadia - 2 pinch
Salt to taste


Curry leaves
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds- 1 tsp
red chilli – 2-3 pcs
Small Onion – 1 tsp
Coriander Leaves

Cook all vegetables in a pressure cooker adding toor dal, salt, turmeric power, water. Dissolve tamarind pulp in water. Turn off pressure cooker after 3 whistles. When it is cool open the cooker. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds, When it is starts spluttering add red chilies, curry leaves and onion. When it is done add sambar power, chilly powder, coriander powder. Add the cooked vegetable into the pan. Allow it to boil. Add asafoetodia powder. Turn off the stove. Add coriander leaves. Close the lid for 5 minutes. Serve hot with rice, roti


  1. thank u aruna for visiting my blog

  2. Simple and very nice blog. I think u are new here. Happy to follow u ..
    Happy blogging.

  3. Hello, we are waiting to see more of your lovely recipes.