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Toor dal-1 cup(rice cooker cup)
Tomatoes-2 nos(chopped)
Tamarind (lime sized ball )
Carrot-1/2 cup
Drumstick-1/2 cup
Bottle gourd-1/2 cup
Onions-1 (sliced)
Corn-1 (cut into piece)
Turmeric powder -1/2 tsp
Chilli powder-1/2tsp
Jaggery-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Green chillis-4nos
Cumin-1/2 tsp
Dry red chillis-2 nos
Asafoetida- 1 pinch
Sambar powder-1 tbsp
Coriander leaves few
Oil-3 tbsp
Ghee-1 tbsp
salt to taste

First cook the toor dal.Soak the tamarind in the 1 cup of water.In the mean time boil separetly the 1 tomatoes,drumstick,bottle gourd  by adding the salt and turmeric powder.Pressure cook this for 2 whistles.

Now take cooking pan  add pour 1 tsp oil add onions,green chillis,carrot fry it  2 mins.Now add corn and 1 tomatoes,sambar powder and chilli powder  cook it for 5 mins.After 5 mins now add cooked vegtables,toor dal and tamarind plup water,jaggery and salt.Add sufficient water and let it come to boil.Then simmer for about 10 mins more.

Now take another small pan for seasoning.Take the pan add oil ,When it is hot add mustard seeds, cunin seeds,dry red chillis,curry leaves and hing.Once the splutter turn off the stove.

Add the seasoning,coriander leaves and 1tsp of ghee to the sambar boil for few minutes more.Switch off the stove and garnish with coriander leaves.

Tasty sambar is now ready.

Serve with rice,vada,idli and dosa.



sambhar looks soo yummy n spicy!!


thank u very much priya.


Never tried adding corns, real comfort food..


this time u try with adding corns its very good.
u will like it.

Divya Vikram

Adding corn to sambar sounds like an innovative idea. Nice recipe.


my mom idea.thank u very much.

Soma Pradhan

Nice description of Sambhar....Will try corn next time....


yaa sure try u will like it.

Priyanka Agrawal

nice blog. which sambar masala do u recommend?


hi priyanka any brand ...i like MTR

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