South Indian Sambhar

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 137.3
  • Total Fat: 5.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 448.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.5 g
  • Protein: 5.0 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    2 tbsp vegetable oil (canola oil), 0.5 tsp mustard seeds, 0.5 tsp cumin seeds, 2 red chillies ( raw, or better dry), 0.25 tsp asafoetida, 6-8 curry leaves, 2 cloves garlic, 50 gram (2 tbsp) shredded coconut, 226/8 oz lentils (toor dhal), 2 tbsp sambhar masala, 0.5 turmeric powder, 50 gram zucchini, 200 gram okra, 100 gram cauliflower, 80 gram shallots, 10 gram tamarind


Heat the oil, fry mustard seeds, cumin seeds, red chilies, asafoetida, curry leaves, 2 cloves of crushed garlic, shredded coconut until the coconut browns. Add 3 cups of water, lentils, sambhar masala, turmeric powder.
Soak tamarind in 1 cup of water for 30 min, retain the water.
Simmer lentils until they are mushy. Add vegetables and tamarind water. Cook until the vegetables are crunchy.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LAGM2009.