Ash gourd and lobia sambar | How to make Ash gourd and lobia sambar

By Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan  |  10th Dec 2017  |  
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  • Ash gourd and lobia sambar, How to make Ash gourd and lobia sambar
Ash gourd and lobia sambarby Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan
  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    15

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  • Serves

    3

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About Ash gourd and lobia sambar Recipe

Easy, flavourful and healthy dish with ash gourd (white pumpkins) and lobia. You can prepare this sambar within 20 minutes. Ash gourd(white pumpkin) and lobia are rich in fibre that is much needed to releive the conditions of constipation during pregnancy.

Ash gourd and lobia sambar is a delicious and yummilicious dish which is one of the popular dish of Tamil Nadu. Ash gourd and lobia sambar is an easy yet mouthwatering recipe for you to enjoy. It is a great alternative when you want something really perfect to eat. Restaurant style Ash gourd and lobia sambar is liked by everyone and is easily available at almost every restaurant. You can also call it as a quick and easy recipe which you can make at your home. The preparation time of this recipe is 10 minute and it takes 15 minute to cook it properly. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Ash gourd and lobia sambar. It is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Ash gourd and lobia sambar is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of health benefiting nutrients. It is a perfect dish to prepare for the beginners. Cooking Ash gourd and lobia sambar is an art and while preparing this dish you can feel the aroma of this delicious Ash gourd and lobia sambar. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this hotel style Ash gourd and lobia sambar at your home.

Ash gourd and lobia sambar

Ingredients to make Ash gourd and lobia sambar

  • 1 cup ash gourd (white pumpkin) cubes
  • 1/4 cup Toor dal
  • 2 tbsp cooked lobia
  • 1 tbsp tamarind
  • 1 tomato
  • 2 tsp sambar powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • Few finely chopped coriander leaves
  • salt to taste
  • For tempering
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek
  • 1/4 tsp mustard
  • 1/4 tsp urid dal
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped small onions
  • few curry leaves

How to make Ash gourd and lobia sambar

  1. Pressure cook the toor dal. Soak the tamarind in warm water and extract the juice.Take a deep vessel and add the tamarind extract. Add the ash gourd(white pumpkin cubes), salt and  turmeric powder.
  2. Check the pumpkins are cooked completely and then add the sambar powder and tomatoes. 
  3. Mix the sambar powder well without any lumps and add the cooked lobia (black eye beans) to the sambar.
  4. Next, add the cook toor dal and some water. Mix them well and allow the sambar to boil well for 5 to 6 minutes.
  5. When the sambar appears thick add the chopped coriander leaves and switch off the flame.
  6. Heat a tsp of oil and add the fenugreek. Let them pop and add the mustard and urid dal. Then add the chopped small onions and curry leaves. Pour it to the hot sambar. Mix them well and close it with the lid. 

Reviews for Ash gourd and lobia sambar (1)

Ruchi Gaur2 years ago

Can I use something else in the place of tamarind paste.
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