• Red Radish - 200 gms
  • Tomato - 1
  • Toor dal - 1 cup
  • Onion - 1 cup
  • Garlic cloves - 7
  • Mustard , Jeera , Methi seeds - 1 tsp
  • Sambar powder - 2 tsp
  • Tamarind water -1/4 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Hing
  • Curry leaves , coriander leaves


1) Pressure cook dal and tomato with a spoon of oil and turmeric powder for 3-4 whistles. Allow the steam to leave and mash it well.

2) Heat oil in a pan . Add Mustard , Jeera, Methi seeds. When it splutters, add chopped onion, garlic and saute till tender.Add curry leaves. I used dried curry leaves.

3) Then , add sliced radish and saute for few minutes well till the raw smell leaves. 

4) Followed by adding Sambar powder and salt .

4) Add tamarind water  with sufficient water and bring it to boil. Cook till the radish is soft and tender.

5) Add cooked dal to it and salt. Mix it well and cook till the oil separates out. Garnish it with Coriander leaves .

Serve hot with Rice and Ghee.


Kavitha said...

Radish sambar looking yummy....perfect to have with hot white rice...Me too make radish sambar, but little bit different...
will try this version next time...


Alpana said...

This sounds very interesting ........will try soon.

Ms.Chitchat said...

Ur sambar re pie is interesting, will trythismext time with red radish too.

Vimitha Durai said...

Nice one. Perfect for dosas and idlis...

Unknown said...

very interesting and yummy..

Archana said...

sounds interesting. Will make my sambhar this way next time.
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Mira said...

Raddish sambar is a delight. Last I saw the red raddish a decade back! hm...

Shall I borrow some for dinner. I am going to make dosai :p

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Spice up the Curry said...

recipe sounds amazing. looks delicious

Hema said...

One of my favorite sambars..

Jayanthy Kumaran said...

wow..absolutely lipsmacking
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Priya Suresh said...

Love this sambar with some fried papads.

Poornima Nair said...

Love adding radish to sambar, the flavor is just awesome!

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