Try this unique and tasty green sambar

Try this unique and tasty green sambar

Here is a unique recipe of green sambar which is delicious and nutritious. This sambar goes well with rice and breakfast dishes like idli or dosa.


1 tsp coconut oil

1/4 cup fenugreek leaves

4 -6 green chillies (split in two)

1 onion (sliced)

2 potatoes (diced)

1 tomato (diced)

1 cup toor dal

1 tsp turmeric powder

Salt as required

For the tempering

2 tsp coconut oil

1 tbsp mustard seeds

2 dried chilies (split in half)

1 sprig of curry leaves

2 pinches asafoetida

2 tbsp lemon juice

To garnish

2 tsp coriander leaves (chopped)


Heat oil in a pan

Add the fenugreek leaves and green chilies

Sauté well and keep it aside

In a pressure cooker add onions, potatoes, tomatoes, toor dal, turmeric powder and salt as required

Pour some water and cook

Add the sautéed fenugreek leaves into it

Stir well and allow it to boil

Heat some coconut oil in a pan

Add the mustard seeds

When the mustard seeds pop, add dried chilies, curry leaves and asafoetida

Roast well and pour this tempering over the pressure-cooked vegetables

Garnish with lemon juice and chopped coriander leaves.

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