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RESTAURANT STYLE SAMBAR

Revel in this restaurant-style Sambar recipe with the perfect aroma and colour sure to keep you asking for more.
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  • ½ cup Toor daal /Split pigeon pea
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • Curry leaves sprigs
  • Salt To Taste
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup Pumpkin chopped
  • 1 ½ tbsp Knorr Chef's Sambar Masala
  • 1 tbsp tamrind paste
  • ½ Tomato, chopped
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves

  • 1 Wash toor dal thoroughly. Add 300 ml water, salt & turmeric powder.
  • 2 Pressure cook for 10 min at low flame for 2 whistles.
  • 3 Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds for tempering. Add curry leaves and saute.
  • 4 Add onion, cut into cubes and cook till slight translucent.
  • 5 Add chopped tomatoes and sauté
  • 6 Add pumpkin, cut into big pieces and cook for 5-7 minutes. Switch off the flame and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  • 7 Mash boiled dal and add to the kadai. Add 150 ml (1 cup) of water for consistency and mix well. Boil for 2 minutes.
  • 8 Add tamarind paste and mix well. Boil for 2 – 3 minutes.
  • 9 Add Knorr Chef's Sambar Masala, mix well and boil for 2-3 mins.
  • 10 Garnish with Freshly chopped coriander leaves.
  • 11 Serve hot and enjoy!