Drumstick Sambar

Drumstick Sambar

Drumstick Sambhar

Sambhar is a stable food of Tamilnadu. I cook it twice a week at least. This is drumstick sambhar and I love adding carrots to it. This can be had with rice. There is another version for tiffin called as Tiffin Sambhar (will update super soon).

Thoor dhall- 1 cup
Turmeric- 1 tsp
Tomato- 2
Garlic- 5
Jeera- 1 tbsp
Sambar powder- 1 tbsp
Salt as per taste
Asofetida- 1 tsp
Oil- 1 tbsp
Curry leaves- few
Mustard- 1 tbsp
Shallots-10 nos
Carrot- 1
Drumstick- 1
Tamarind extract- 1/2 cup
Coriander leaves- few
Drumstick Sambar

Drumstick Sambar
 In a pressure cooker- cook thoor dhall, turmeric, jeera, garlic, tomato with sufficient water for 6 whistles.
In a heavy bottom pan add oil, fry mustard, shallots. Let them turn golden brown.
Drumstick Sambar
Add tomato, tamarind extract and add the vegetables.
Cook them well and add the cooked dhall mixture. Add water if necessary.
Drumstick Sambar
Add smab and stir well.
Let smabhar boil for 5 minutes.
Add salt and asofetida now.
Finally add chopped coriander  and put off the flame.
Serve hot with steaming rice and potato podimas.

Drumstick Sambar


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