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How To Make Easy And Delicious Sambhar Recipe

How To Make Easy And Delicious Sambhar Recipe

This Easy And Delicious Sambhar Recipe isn't tough in any way - simply assemble all of the required ingredients before setting out to prepare dinner, and take one step at a time. Sambhar masala can be acquired from an Indian grocer, or you can make your very own masala (a great deal greater fun!).

Course Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Indian
Keyword How To Make
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 151 kcal
Author Ranjeeta Nath Ghai


  • ½ cup Toovar arhar dal/ pigeon pea
  • ½ cup Malka Masoor arhar dal/Red Lentils
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 brinjals cubed
  • 20 grms Lauki bottle gourd
  • 20 grms  Pumpkin
  • 20 grms  French beans
  • 10-15 orcas cut into 4-5 pieces
  • 1 drumstick saijan ki phalli/saragavo, cut into 50 mm. (2") pieces
  • 1 potato cubed
  • 1 to mato chopped
  • 1 tbsp tamarind imli pulp
  • salt to taste

For The Tempering

  • 1 tsp mustard seeds rai/sarson
  • 6 curry leaves kadi patta
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida hing
  • 1 tsp oil


  1. Clean, wash and soak the toovar dal and masoor dal.

  2. Pressure cook the dal, onion, brinjals(optional), lauki (bottle gourd), pumpkin, French beans, drumstick and potato with 2 cups of water.
  3. Fry the orcas till cooked and add to the pressure cooked dal with veggies.
  4. Prepare the tempering by heating the oil in a non-stick pan and frying the mustard seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida until the mustard seeds crackle.
  5. Add onions and curry leaves and sauté till lightly golden.
  6. Then add the tomato, tamarind pulp, sambhar masala powder and salt. Add to the sambhar and simmer for 10 minutes.

  7. Serve hot.