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hotel sambar recipe | sambar dal recipe | saravana bhavan sambar

easy hotel sambar recipe | sambar dal recipe | saravana bhavan sambar
Course sambar
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for sambar powder:

  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp chana dal
  • ½ tsp cumin / jeera
  • ¼ tsp methi / fenugreek seeds
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 4 dried kashmiri red chilli
  • few curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp coconut grated

for hotel sambar:

  • 1 cup tamarind extract
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp  jaggery
  • 2 green chilli slit
  • few curry leaves
  • ½ onion petals
  • 5 beans chopped
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 2 drumsticks chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup water
  • cup toor dal cooked
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

for tempering:

  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard / rai
  • 1 dried kashmiri red chilli
  • few curry leaves

Instructions

  • in a kadai take 1 cup tamarind extract, ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp jaggery, 2 green chilli and few curry leaves.
  • also, add vegetables and 1 tsp salt.
  • cover and boil for 10 minutes.
  • further, add 1 cup water and 1½ cup toor dal.
  • boil the mixture well.
  • now add 3 tbsp of prepared sambar powder and mix well.
  • boil for 2 minutes or till flavours of sambar powder is absorbed completely.
  • pour the tempering over sambar.
  • also, add 2 tbsp coriander leaves and mix well.
  • finally, hotel sambar is ready to serve along with hot steamed rice.