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  • 45 minutes
  1. 1 cup red gram dhal, washed and soaked for 30 min
  2. 100 g tomatoes, chopped
  3. 2 green chillies
  4. 2 cups water
  5. salt to taste
Sambar powder:
  1. 1 ts split chickpea lentils
  2. 1 ts black gram dal
  3. 2 ts coriander seeds
  4. 1/2 ts cumin seeds
  5. 1/2 ts fenugreek seeds
  6. 1 stalk curry leaves
  7. 4 dry red chillies
  1. 1 ts oil
  2. 1 ts mustard seeds
  3. 1 ts cumin seeds
  4. 1 ts black gram
  5. 1 stalk curry leaves
  6. 100 g onions, sliced
  7. 1/4 ts asafoetida
  8. 150 g carrot, sliced
  9. 100 g radish, sliced
  10. 1/2 ts turmeric powder
  11. 1/2 ts chilli powder
  12. 30 g thick tamarind pulp
  13. 3 cups water
  14. salt to taste
  1. 2 tbs coriander leaves, chopped

1. Place dal, tomatoes, green chillies and water in the medium pot, close the pot with Secuquick softline. Heat the pot on highest level up to the turbo window, switch to a low level and cook in turbo area for approx. 2 minutes.

2. At the end of cooking time, place the pot in a separate inverted lid and leave it to depressurize by itself.

3. Heat up the small pot on highest level up to the roasting window, switch to a low level and dry roast all the ingredients mentioned under sambar powder until roasted aroma is released. Remove all the ingredients in a plate and allow them to cool down completely. Using a mixer grinder, grind all the roasted ingredients into powder.

4. For seasoning, place the big pot on the hob and heat the pot on highest level up to the roasting window. Switch off the hob, add oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, black gram, curry leaves and sliced onions.

5. Switch to low level and roast the onions till they turn light pink in color. Add asafoetida, carrots and radish, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, tamarind pulp, water and salt to taste. Heat the pot on highest level up to the vegetable window.

6. Remove the Secuquick lid and mash the dal. Add the dal to the simmering seasoning along with sambar powder. Switch to a low level and allow to simmer without lid for approx. 5 minutes.

7. Finally garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or Idli.


  • A variety of vegetables such as brinjal, madras cucumber or drumsticks can be added for different taste.

This recipe has been tested and approved by AMC.

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