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Arachuvitta sambar

Recipe for Arachuvitta Sambar


Toor dal-1 cup

Vegetables/Small Onion-150 gms

Tamarind -A Small ball

Turmeric powder – half tsp

To Powder

Dry Red Chillies -6-8

Coriander seeds / Dhaniya-One tbsp

Channa dal -half tbsp

Fenugreek seeds -half tsp

Cumin seeds -half tsp

Cocount grated-1 tbsp

For Seasoning / Thalipu

Oil – 4 tsps

Onion -1

Tomato -2

Asafoedia –a pinch

Curry leaves -10 leaves

Coriander -2-3 stems

Salt to taste


1.Wash and Cook the Toor dal with turmeric powder with 3 cups of water

2.Cut the vegetables and Pressure cook than until soft and firm

3.Dry roast the spices, cool it and powder them well

4.Soak the tamarind pulp and extract the juice of it

5.Mix the vegetables and toor dal in cooking pan and bring to boil

6.Add the tamarind extact asafoedia and the sambar powder to the dal

7.For the seasoning, sauté the mustard seeds, onion, tomato and Curry leaves

8.Pour the seasoning and Coriander leaves to the sambar and its done

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