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Red Radish - 200 gms

Tomato - 5 ripen , grind them finely like a puree .

Toor dal - 1 cup

Onion - 1 cup

Garlic cloves - 7

Mustard , Jeera , Methi seeds - 1 tsp

Sambar powder - 2 tsp

Salt to taste

HingCurry leaves , coriander leaves


1) Pressure cook dal with a spoon of oil and turmeric powder for 3-4 whistles.

2) Heat oil . Add spices , once it splutters add chopped onion, garlic and saute till tender.

3) Add 1 chopped tomato and saute till skinny. Then , add sliced radish,curry leaves and saute well till the raw smell leaves .Followed by adding Sambar powder and salt .

4) Add dal   with sufficient water . Mix it up well . Add tomato puree to it. 

5) Cover with a lid and allow to boil till the oil separates.Garnish it with Coriander leaves .


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.
Unknown said…
Nice one. Perfect for dosas and idlis...
Unknown said…
very interesting and yummy..
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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recipe sounds amazing. looks delicious
Hema said…
One of my favorite sambars..
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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Coriander seeds - 15 gms
Cumin seeds - 10 gms
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Dried and fried Garlic cloves - 10 nos
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Staranise - few
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Kasthuri Methi - few 
Mustard - 1 tsp
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Kuskus - 1 tsp


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