Kuzhambu/ Sambar

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Kuzhambu/ Sambar
 
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Subaddra SankrutiPublished on 7/25/2017

Sambar/ kuzhambu is a popular South Indian gravy which is mainly used along with rice, dosa or idly. We use tuvar dal & vegetables which provide protein and all nutritions. Sambar powder is readily available at stores.

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What you will need

100 grams tuvar dal

Tamarind juice 2 cups

Sambar powder 1.5tsp

Salt to taste

Oil 1 tsp

fenugreek 5-6

mustard 1/2 tsp

Drumstick - 2 chopped (You can use any vegetable of your choice)

1 dried chilli - optional

How to cook

1

Cook dal with a pinch of turmeric powder  (i pressure cooked bcos that is easier. You can cook on stove top too)

Cook dal with a pinch of turmeric powder (i pressure cooked bcos that is easier. You can cook on stove top too)

2

Soak tamarind in 2 cups of water & extract juice

Soak tamarind in 2 cups of water & extract juice

3

Heat oil. Add fenugreek, mustard and chilli.

Heat oil. Add fenugreek, mustard and chilli.

4

Once mustard pops, add the tamarind juice and bring to a boil.

Once mustard pops, add the tamarind juice and bring to a boil.

5

Add sambar powder, salt and the vegetable and boil it for 2 minutes

Add sambar powder, salt and the vegetable and boil it for 2 minutes

6

Now add the cooked dal. Let it boil in medium heat until all ingredients incorporate. (It will take about 10-15 minutes)

Now add the cooked dal. Let it boil in medium heat until all ingredients incorporate. (It will take about 10-15 minutes)

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Rafael Sanches7/26/2017 ☰
looks delicious! thanks for sharing!
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Joao Bortolozzo7/26/2017 ☰
Amazing. Thanks for sharing
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