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Sambar Recipe | South Indian Vegetable Sambar in Cooker - 15 Mins

easy Sambar Recipe | South Indian Vegetable Sambar in Cooker - 15 Mins
Course sambar
Cuisine south indian
Keyword Sambar Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 176kcal
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for pressure cooking:

  • ½ cup toor dal rinsed
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp oil
  • cup water
  • ½ onion petals
  • 1 tomato cubed
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 5 beans chopped
  • 1 potato cubed
  • few drumstick
  • 2 brinjal chopped
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 chilli
  • cup water
  • ½ cup tamarind extract
  • 2 tbsp sambar powder
  • 1 tsp jaggery
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp salt

for tempering:

  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 2 dried red chilli broken
  • pinch hing
  • few curry leaves

Instructions

  • firstly, in a pressure cooker add ½ cup toor dal, ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp oil and 1½ cup water.
  • pressure cook for 5 whistles or until the dal is cooked well.
  • once the pressure releases, using a whisk mash the dal smooth.
  • now add ½ onion, 1 tomato, 1 carrot, 5 beans, 1 potato, few drumstick and 2 brinjal.
  • also add few curry leaves, 1 chilli and 2½ cup water.
  • mix well and get to a boil.
  • once the water comes to a boil, add ½ cup tamarind extract, 2 tbsp sambar powder, 1 tsp jaggery, ½ tsp turmeric and 1 tsp salt.
  • mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  • cover and pressure cook for 1 whistle.
  • once the pressure releases, open the cooker and check for seasoning and also make sure the vegetables are cooked completely.
  • to prepare the tempering, heat 2 tsp oil. add 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp urad dal, 2 dried red chilli, pinch hing and a few curry leaves.
  • splutter the tempering.
  • pour the tempering over the sambar and mix well.
  • finally, enjoy mix veg sambar with hot steamed rice.

Nutrition

Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 641mg | Potassium: 717mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 2980IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 2mg