Sambhar Recipe

Looking for an easy Sambhar recipe? Learn how to make Sambhar using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kiranpnair

Makes 10 servings



Sambar is a very popular recipe for south indians. It serves as curry for idlis, dosas and other foods.

Recipe Ingredients for Sambhar

1 cup Lentils
1/4 cup coconut, grated
2 cup mixed vegetables
1 Green Pepper, cut into pieces
1 Onion, chopped
1 Tomato, chopped
1 tsp Mustard Seeds
1 tsp Tamarind Paste
1 pinch hing
2 tsp Channa dal
3 tsp Coriander seeds
1 pinch of turmeric Powder
3 tbsp Coriander leaves
3 tsp Salt

Recipe Directions for Sambhar

  1. Wash toovar dal and boil it with 3 cups of water.

  2. ? Fry chana dal, hing, dhania seeds and red chilies for few minutes. Add grated coconut (1/4 cup ) and fry again.

  3. ? Grind the mixture with sufficient water.

  4. ? Heat oil in a frying pan and fry green peppers.

  5. ? Boil vegetables, tomatoes, tamarind paste, turmeric and salt in water.

  6. ? Add to it the mixture of third step and cook again for 5 minutes.

  7. ? Add boiled dal to it and again boil it.

  8. ? Meanwhile fry the mustard seeds and onions.

  9. ? Add the above contents along with coriander leaves to the mixture and mix well.

  10. ? Sambar is ready to serve.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, Indian, Boil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 103.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
106
Calories from Fat
11
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.2g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
811mg
34%
Potassium
324mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
18.0g
6%
Dietary Fiber
8.6g
34%
Sugars
1.7g
Protein
6.3g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 3% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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