Hotel Sambar Recipe

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Small Onion – 200 gms, peeled
Tomato – 2, cut
Tamarind – small lemon sized amount
Toor Dal – 1/2 cup
Green Chillies – 3
Sugar or Jaggery – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – a pinch
Salt to taste
Oil – as required

For Masala (Roast in a little oil and grind to powder)
Channa Dal – 1 tsp
Coriander Seeds – 3 tsp
Red Chillies – 4
Asafoetida – a pinch
Poppy Seeds – 1 tsp
Jeera – 1/2 tsp
Pepper – 1/2 tsp

For Seasoning:
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Red Chillies – 2
Curry Leaves – few
Chopped Coriander Leaves for garnishing

1. Pressure cook toor dal.
2. Keep aside.
3. Shallow fry onions with tomato and green chillies.
4. Extract tamarind in 3 cups of water.
5. Boil the fried onions in this, till done.
6. Add turmeric powder, salt and ground masala.
7. Boil for a few more minutes.
8. Now mix the cooked toor dal and sugar.
9. Boil for a few more minutes.
10. Serve hot.

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One thought on “Hotel Sambar

  1. mahalakshmi said on November 4, 2009 at 4:42 am

    hotel sambhar really tastes good.
    i enjoyed preparing and my family enjoyed eating hotel sambhar

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