One Pot Sambhar


2 Tbsp Ghee or oil

1/4 tsp asafoetida

1 Tsp mustard seed

3 Dry Red Chilli

5 to 6 Curry leaves

1/2 lemon Size Tamarind

1 onion chopped

1 cup Chopped Beans

2 Tomatoes chopped ( or made into Puree)

1 cup Toor Daal

3 Tbsp sambhar Powder

1 Tsp Red chilli Powder (If you like spicy otherwise Optional )

1 Tsp Turmeric powder

salt as per taste

Water as required



In a cooker add the oil/Ghee, Once the oil is hot add  Asafoetida then Mustard, Once it starts to crackle add Dry Red chili followed by Curry leaves then Tamarind ( Once tamarind  is soft), Onion ( saute for 2 mins), beans ( Saute for 3 to 4 mins), Toor daal  and then Finally Sambar Powder and Salt. Mix all together properly and then add water and close the cooker. Allow 4 to 5 Whistle to come and then turn off the gas, and allow the cooker to cool down. Now its ready to be had with Idli, Dosa, Pongal.


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