Sambar - Homemade Powder - Idli Dosa Hotel Sambhar

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Feb. 08, 2018

In this video, we will make a recipe of Sambar, this is a very different recipe from what we eat in the North, or make at home. We will not use Packaged Sambar Powder Masala in this recipe, and make that at home as well, which ensures we get very fresh flavor. Let's make this Hotel Style Sambar today!


Tuvar dal 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Split Pigeon Pea)
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
For masala:
Oil 1 Tablespoon
Fenugreek 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1 Tablespoon
Rice 1/2 Tablespoon
Coriander seeds 1 Tablespoon
Chana dal 1/2 Tablespoon
Cloves 2
Green cardamom 1
Asafoetida 1/4 Teaspoon (hing)
Ginger garlic 6 (plus 1/2 inch,optional)
Coconut 2 Tablespoon
Curry leave sprig 1
Red chilli 12
Turmeric 1/2 Teaspoon (haldi)
Kashmiri red chilli powder 1 Tablespoon
Onion 1 Large
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (Split Pigeon Pea)
For sambar:
Oil 2 Tablespoon
Assorted vegetables 1 Cup (16 tbs) (I used Bottle Gourd, Raddish and Tomato, You can also use Eggplant, drumsticks, ladyfingers, etc.)
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Tamarind pulp 3 Tablespoon
Jaggery 1 Tablespoon
For tadka:
Oil 1 Tablespoon
Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
Whole red chilli 4
Asafoetida 1/4 Teaspoon
Curry leaves 5


Please watch video for directions!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4