Onion- Vegetable Sambhar

Also Known As:  Onion-Vegetable Sambhar, Onion Sambhar

Category:  Curry

Region:  South Indian

Type:  Vegetarian


  1. Tamarind Lemon size    1    no.
  2. Red Gram (Thuvaram Parippu)     1    cup
  3. Red Chillies     7    nos.
  4. Channa Dal(Pottu Kadala)     2    tsp
  5. Grated Coconut     1    cup
  6. Turmeric Powder     ½    tsp
  7. Mustard Seeds     1    tsp
  8. Fenugreek Seeds(Uluva)     ½    tsp
  9. Coriander Seeds (Malli)     1    tsp
  10. Asafoetida     ½    pinch
  11. Onion -chopped    2    nos.
  12. Tomato     2    nos.
  13. Green Chillies     2    nos.
  14. Brinjal     1    no.
  15. Lady's Finger     2    nos.
  16. Drumsticks     2    nos.
  17. Oil     4    tsp
  18. Coriander Leaves -chopped    1    tsp
  19. Salt to taste    ½    tsp


  1. Soak tamarind for 30mts. Extract a bowlful of tamarind juice.
  2. Cook red gram. Cut all vegetables into finger length.
  3. Chop onion. Fry split gram, coriander seeds and red chilly in oil.
  4. Grind the same smoothly along with grated coconut and water.
  5. Prepare sambhar by adding all vegetables, turmeric powder and salt with tamarind juice.
  6. Mix sambhar masala paste in boiled gram and add it with sambhar.
  7. Allow it to boil till the aroma comes from sambhar.
  8. sprout mustard.Add fenugreek seeds, asafoetida and chopped onion in pan and let it saute for a while.
  9. Mix ingredients along with sambhar. Add coriander leaves and stir well

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