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Red gram(Thuvaraparippu) – 1/4 cup


Tomatoes – 1 nos
Potato (sliced) – 1 nos
Raw Banana (sliced) – 1/4 cup
Onions(sliced) – 1 nos
Drumstick – 6 pieces
Carrot (sliced) – 1 nos
Brocoli – 1/4 cup
Beans – 1/4 cup


Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
Salt – to taste
Tamarind(Puli) juice – 1 tsp
Sambar masala powder – 3 +1/2 tsp
Chilly Powder – 1+1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder – 1/2 tsp

For seasoning:

Oil – 3 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Shallot – 3 nos
Asafoetida(Kayam) – 2 pinch
Curry leaves – A few
Coriander leaves – 1 stem

1)Cook red gram along with the Asafoetida in a pressure cooker and . Keep aside.

2)Add the Sliced Vegatables and allow to cook.

3)Add the Sambar powder,chilly powder,coriander powder and turmeric powder and stir it without damaging the cooked vegetables and add tamarind juice and boil for some more time.

4)Add salt to taste.

5)Heat oil in a pan.

6)Add the mustard ,allow it to splutter,then add shallots allow it to turn brown add curry


7) Add the above mustard shallot mix into the sambar

8)Garnish with cut coriander leaves.

Recipe By
Kiran Mary

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One Response to “Sambar”

  1. Anu Says:

    Fry vegetables with cumin seeds and garlic before mixing with red gram. Can also add uluwa. This will add taste

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