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Instant Tiffin Sambar Recipe

Written By south-indian-samayal-recipes on 25 Nov 2015 | 3:14 pm

  • Small tomato chopped - 2
  • Small onion chopped - 7
  • Tamarind juice - 3 tbsp
  • Coriander seed - 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Carrot/potato chopped - 1/2 (but I prefer carrot)
  • Red chilli - 2
  • Fried gram– 1tbsp 
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seed - ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves and coriander leaves few
  •  Salt
  • Heat the pan with oil, add coriander seed and saute for a min and add red chilli (1) and onion (3) saute for a min and then add tomato (1), cook until tomato smash.
  • Now cool the mixture and add the fried gram, grind it as smooth paste without adding water.
  • Heat the pan with oil and add mustard, allow to split and add red chilli, onion saute for a min, then add the remaining chopped tomatoes, veg carrot/potato, curry leaves, allow to cook until the veg soft, then add the turmeric powder, tamarind juice and salt  mix well.
  • Allow to cook till raw smell goes off and add the grounded mixture and mix well.
  • Cook in medium flame, add required water according to the thickness you want.  Allow to boil for 3 – 4 mins.
  • Finally add coriander on the top.
  • Ready to serve South Indian Samayal special quick and easy Instant sambar without dal with idly and dosa.


  1. Anonymous3/8/17

    What is fried gram?

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