November 11, 2014

Tomato Tamarindless Sambar

During the tomato season, this Tomato Sambar is made without tamarind. It suits very well for rice and also Idli, Dosa, Upma and Pongal varieties. Very easy to make and tastes delicious. It is also healthy since made without tamarind and using moong dhal...


See other Sambar recipes: Nellai sambar, Kalyana sambar, Araichuvitta sambar, Keerai sambar

Ingredients for making Tomato Tamarindless Sambar:

Tomatoes 5

Green chillies 4

Red chillies 2

Thur dhal and Moong dhal 2 tb spoons each

Mustard seeds, fenu greek, cumin seeds 1/2 tea spoon each for seasoning

Hing powder 1 tea spoon

Curry leaves and coriander leaves

Coriander seed powder 2 tea spoons

Red chilli powder 1 tea spoon

Oil 1 tb spoon


How to make Tomato Tamarindless Sambar:

Boil both the dals together with water in a pressure cooker and keep aside.


Heat a pan with oil. Saute it with mustard seeds, cumin seeds,fenu greek and red chillies. Add the hing after they get splutter. Now add slitted green chillies and fry. Add the chopped tomatoes and stir for two minutes. Add turmeric powder and 2 cups of water. Add required salt. 










When the tomatoes boil well and become soft and mashed add 2 tea spoons of coriander powder and 1 tea spoon of red chilli powder. Let it to boil for 2 minutes. Dilute the boiled dal in a cup of water and add to the boiling mixture. When everything mixes well comes to a sambar consistency garnish with the leaves and switch off the stove.









Note: Green chillies and Hing give special flavour to this sambar tastes very yummy.