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Monday, November 23, 2009

Simple white sambar


Toor dal - 1/4 cup
Onion - 1/2 cup
Green chilli - 4
Red chilli - 2
Tomato - 1/4 cup
curry leaves
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds
Salt to taste


  • Soak toor dal for 2 hours.
  • Wash dal and then add to a blender.
  • Add onion,green chilli,tomato to the above dal in the blender.
  • Pour the mixture into a pan and add 3 cups of water.
  • Let it boil for 15 minutes.
  • Heat oil in another pan,put mustard seeds,red chilli and curry leaves.
  • Add them to the sambar.
  • This sambar is perfect for idly and dosai.


  1. Hey this is such a simple and tasty dish...

  2. Such a simple and lovely white sambar...yummy!!

  3. simple dish.I did this today and it cam out like yellowish orange colour not in white colour..otherwise it is tasty.plase let me know what i did wrong.

  4. Awesome! I am hearing about a white sambar for the first time.. Good one..thanks for sharing.

  5. Wow !! White sambhar ... seeing it for first time and a very interesting recipe.

  6. First time i saw white sambhar,simple one looks good.must try

  7. first time here and for the first time i am hearing about a white sambar.....can be good like a warming soup..

  8. Thanks a lot for visiting my blog dear...

    Hearing abt white sambhar first time..I always like variations from usual tastes of curries ..U have a wonderful blog with delicious posts and ur template is very attractive!!

  9. thats an interestingly new sambar for me..Looks really inviting and yummy!!!

  10. Dear Malar
    I am not an Sambar expert by any standard..But will it have the characteristic sambar smell/flavour I am used to?
    This Dal will taste wonderful I can get the aroma , I am going to try it ..after all whats in a name ? :-)
    Thanks for sharing and have a nice day ,

  11. @Ushnish Ghosh.... Actually the real name of this recepie is Aaty kaachi..I used to tell this as a white sambar.. :)



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