Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Serves: 2

Updated: Mar 19, 2021 | 20:06 IST

A flavourful and delicious South Indian Sambar recipe made with lentils, sambar masala, and vegetables is a fantastic way of having soft and fluffy idlis, Vadas, and dosas. Sambar is an iconic dish in the Southern part of India and is simply eaten with everything. No meal is said to be complete without a sambar in it. It is a heavy source of nutrients and protein. Can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A lot of raw spices are used to give sambar its unique flavor.


Serves 2
  • oil2 tablespoon
  • coriander seeds1 tablespoon
  • chana dal1 tablespoon
  • cumin seeds1/2 teaspoon
  • fenugreek seeds1 tablespoon
  • black peppercorns1 tablespoon
  • dry red chilli3 pieces
  • curry leaves5 pieces
  • coconut1/2 cup
  • tamarind extract1 cup
  • water2 As required
  • french beans1 cup
  • carrot1/2 cup
  • onion1/2 cup
  • tomato1/2 cup
  • arhar dal2 cup
  • salt2 As required
  • oil2 tablespoon
  • cumin seeds1 tablespoon
  • mustard seeds1/2 teaspoon
  • dry red chilli3 pieces
  • asafoetida powder1 Pinch
  • curry leaves5 pieces


Step 1

for Sambar masala

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Step 2

For Sambar

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