Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar) | How to make Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar)

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About Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar)

This sambar is famous in thanjavur because of the use of special homemade sambar powder.

Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar) is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar) by Tamil Selvi is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar) at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar) is a dish which comes from Tamil Nadu cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar) takes 30 minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar) make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar) will be the best option for you. The flavor of Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar) is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar) at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time30mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People
Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar)

Ingredients to make Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar)

  • Toor dal - 1 cup
  • Tomato - 2
  • Shallots - 15
  • Salt - To taste
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Tamarind - 100 gm
  • Radish - 2
  • Curry leaves - a bunch
  • Coriander leaves - 3 tablespoons ( chopped)
  • Garlic - 5 cloves
  • Green chili - 1
  • Asafoetida - A pinch
  • Water - As required
  • Oil - 1 tbs
  • To make sambar powder: Red chili - 3
  • Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Channa dal - 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Fennel - 1/4 tsp
  • Grated Coconut - 1/2 tsp

How to make Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar)

  1. In a pressure cooker add toor Dal, turmeric, asafoetida, green chili, garlic and water. Cook till 3 whistles.
  2. Cut onions, tomatoes and radish in medium size pieces.
  3. Soak tamarind in warm water for 15 minutes.
  4. Make sambar powder - In a pan add a spoonful of oil and all the ingredients listed for sambar powder. fry till light golden. Take it out in a plate and let it cool and then grind to a fine powder.
  5. Heat another pan and add oil. When oil heats up add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves. Once the spices splutter add onion and saute till it turns golden then add tomatoes and radish. Add some water and bring it to a boil. Let it boil for 10 minutes and then add tamarind pulp. Let it again boil for 5 minutes. Add the cooked dal to this masala.
  6. let all the masala and dal get nicely incorporated and then add 3 tablespoons of homemade sambar powder and salt. Let the sambar boil for 5 more minutes.
  7. Switch off the flame and spoon the sambar is the serving dish. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with steamed rice.
My Tip: You can use any vegetable for this recipe even mixed vegetable.

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