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Vegetable Sambar

A very popular vegetarian dish, cooked with vegetables and dhall.


Serves (4 to 5)

As necessary

80 grams


Ingredients (A)

100 grams

50 grams

50 grams


Ingredients (B)

25 grams         



Ingredients (C)

50 grams

1200 ml


Ingredients (D)

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon


2 teaspoons

80 grams


Ingredients (E)

3 pieces


Ingredients (F)

3 pieces          

1 sprig


Ingredients (G)

50 grams


Ingredients (H)

2 pieces

Cooking Oil




Potatoes (peeled & cut into 4)

Carrot (cut into wedges)

Brinjal (cut into wedges)



Tamarind Paste

(mix with water and remove seeds)



Garlic (whole peeled) 





Fennel Powder

Cumin Powder

Turmeric Powder

Chilli Powder

Tomatoes (chopped)



Dry Chilli (cut into 4 pieces)



Mustard Seed                       

Curry Leaves (pluck leaves)



Onion (finely sliced)



Tomatoes (cut into 4)



1. Wash and cut the Ingredients (A), and drain it and leave it aside.

2. Wash the dhal in running water and cook it with Ingredients (C) in a pot, till, it is cooked (reduce the flame if necessary), and then add in the Ingredients (A & D), and let it cook till the vegetables is 90% cooked.

3.Meanwhile take a frying pan and heat the cooking oil, while the dhal is still boiling.

4. Once the oil is hot, add in the Ingredients (E) and fry it for few seconds, then add in immediately the Ingredients (F), and fry it for few seconds, then add in Ingredients (G), and fry it till light brown and add into the boiling dhal.

5. Then add in Ingredients (B), and add in water and salt if it’s necessary and boil it well.

*Add in tamarind juice to your own taste.

6. Finish it off, with Ingredients (H) and cover the pot and leave it for a minute or so.


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Vegetable Sambar.