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Tamilnadu Sambar

Sambar Powder has to be authentic and we have taken care to grind the spices in the right proportion just so that your neighbours know when you make your delicious sambar. This is a classic recipe, meant to smell and taste exactly the way it should!

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  • Energy 285.8kcal
  • Protein 14.6g
  • Carbohydrates 30.3g of which sugar 11.8 g
  • Fat 38.6g

*Calculated Values – Ref. NIN

Coriander, Chilli, Asafoetida, Turmeric, Fenugreek, Cumin, Toor Dal, Channa Dal, Black Pepper, Urad Dal, Salt, Mustard, Curry Leaves

Recipe: Tamilnadu Sambar (To serve 4) – Ingredients: Toor Dal – 250g, Shallots sliced – 10 nos, Fenugreek seeds – ½ tsp, Mustard seeds – ½ tsp, Curry leaves few, Chopped Tomatoes – 3 nos, Oil – 2 tbsp, Melam Madras Sambar Masala – 3 tbsp, Drumstick – 2 nos, Brinjal – 6 nos, Tamarind – 1 lemon size made into pulp, Salt to taste, Coriander leaves (for garnishing).

  • Boil Toor dal and keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a kadai, add fenugreek seed and mustard seeds.
  • Allow them to pop and add curry leaves, shallots and sauté well.
  • When the shallots change colour add tomatoes and sauté.
  • Add the vegetables and Melam Madras Sambar Masala, water and bring the vegetables to boil.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • When the vegetables are half cooked add the boiled Toor dal and tamarind pulp.
  • Allow it to simmer.
  • When the vegetables are fully cooked remove from the heat and serve hot.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.