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

By Tamil Selvi  |  7th May 2017  |  
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Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar)by Tamil Selvi
  • Prep Time

    30

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  • Cook Time

    30

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  • Serves

    4

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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 people of all age groups. Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar) by Tamil Selvi has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 4 people. You can find Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar) at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar) takes 30 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar) is a good option for you. The flavour of Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar) is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar) on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Thanjavur Special Sambar ( Radish Sambar) recipe on the page below.

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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