mixed vegetable sambar recipe, how to make south indian sambar at home

Sambar-recipes

South Indian mixed vegetable sambar recipe with step by step photos – Sambar is very important part of the south Indian meal.Sambar is nothing but a hot and spicy lentil soup with mixed vegetables.It is an accompaniment for signature south indian recipes like idli and dosa,medu vada and rice. sambar is known as “Sambaru ” in karnataka ,kuzhambu” in Tamilnadu and “sambar” in rest of the indian region.

The recipe i am going to share today is very easy and my mumma’s version.Traditional sambar recipe has tamarind or kokum for sourness which I am avoiding it.

Sambar-recipes

I have used mixed vegetables like brinjals, potatoes,carrot, green peas and drumstick here with onion and tomatoes.

I have cook both lentil and vegetable separately.I have also used homemade sambar powder here. if you don’t have homemade powder then I suggest to go for Everest sambar masala.

Recipe Details for making vegetable sambar below:-

 

Sambar-recipes
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mixed vegetable sambar recipe, how to make south indian sambar
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Sambar is very important part of south indian meal .Sambar is nothing but a hot and spicy lentil soup with mixed vegetables.It is a accompaniment for signature south indian recipes like idli and dosa,medu vada and rice

Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: South Indian
Servings: 3 people
Author: Priya Jo
Ingredients
  • 1 cup toor dal /pigeon peas split
  • 1.5 cup mixed vegetables chopped
  • 2 tbsp refined oil
  • 7 nos curry leaves / kury patta
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • a pinch asafoetida / hing
  • 2 tbsp sambar powder
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 medium tomato finely chopped
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tbsp ginger- green chili chopped OR grated
  • 2 cups water
  • salt to taste
  • fresh coriander to garnish
Instructions
  1. wash your toor dal and pressure cook it separately. mash the dal, add water and keep it aside.

  2. wash your vegetables and finely chop them. pressure cook them separately. keep it aside.

  3. heat oil in Kadai.

  4. add mustard and cumin seeds.when they crackle add asafoetida and curry patta.

  5. Add onions and saute it for a while.

  6. Add boiled vegetables.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt.mix it well.

  7. cook the mixture for 2 mins.

  8. Add boiled dal, tomatoes, ginger chili to the mixture.

  9. boil the whole mixture for 5 to 7 min on high flame.

  10. turn off the flame and add sambar powder and fresh coriander.

  11. cover with lid.

  12. serve hot.

mixed vegetable sambar recipe, how to make south indian sambar step by step photos:

  1. wash your toor dal and pressure cook it separately. mash the dal , add water and keep it aside.sambar-recipe-steps
  2. wash your vegetables and finely chop them. pressure cook them separately. keep it aside.sambar-recipe-steps
  3. heat oil in Kadai.
  4. add mustard and cumin seeds.when they crackle add asafoetida and curry patta.sambar-recipe-steps
  5. Add onions and saute it for a while.sambar-recipe-steps
  6. Add boiled vegetables.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt.mix it well.sambar-recipe-steps
  7. cook the mixture for 2 mins.
  8. Add boiled dal , tomatoes ,ginger chili to the mixture.sambar-recipe-steps
  9. boil whole mixture for 5 to 7 min on high flame.sambar-recipe-steps
  10. turn off the flame and add sambar powder and fresh coriander.
  11. cover with lid.
  12. serve hot.

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