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Tiffin Center Sambhar

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Tiffin Center Sambhar Recipe, How To Make Tiffin Center Sambhar Recipe

A recipe of delicious Udupi style sambar or tiffin center style. This dish is made with few lentils, mixed vegetables, Indian spices roasted and ground to a masala paste.

About Recipe

How to make Tiffin Center Sambhar

(84 ratings)
63 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
40 mins
Total time
50 mins
Tiffin Center Sambhar
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Daal
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : February 20, 2019

Ingredients used in Tiffin Center Sambhar
• Mixed vegetable - ½ cup.
• Onions chopped - 2 numbers.
• Cumin seeds - ½ tea spoon.
• Mustard seeds - ½ tea spoon.
• Oil - 1 tablespoon.
• Tomatoes chopped - 2 numbers.
• Turmeric powder - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Curry leaves - 2 springs.
• Compound hing - 1 piece.
• Jaggery - 1 tablespoon.
• Green chilly chopped - 3 numbers.
• Coconut chopped - 1 tablespoon.
• Rice - 1 tablespoon.
• Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Toor daal - 2 tablespoons.
• Channa daal - 2 tablespoons.
• Coriander seeds - 1 tablespoon.
• Pepper corns - 1 tea spoon.
• Whole red chilly - 12 numbers.
• Tamarind juice - ½ cup.
• Salt - to taste.
  • Heat oil in a pan add whole red chilly, peppercorns, compound hing, coriander seeds, channa daal, toor daal, cook this till daal is golden in color.
  • Add fenugreek seeds, rice, cook this on a slow flame till raw flavor is gone.
  • Add chopped coconut, green chilly, curry leaves, turmeric powder, tomatoes, cook it for 3 minutes.
  • Switch off the flame, once the mixture is cool down put it in the blender and make a paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, saute it.
  • Add chopped onions, curry leaves, salt cook this till onions are golden in color and Add finely chopped vegetables, saute it.
  • Add masala paste, water, tamarind juice, jaggery, let it boil for 20 to 30 minutes after that add chopped coriander.

Serve this with idly, dosa and vada.

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Anjana Bafna Posted on Sun Jun 09 2013

U r amazing Chef!!!!!!

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jkesar13 Posted on Sun Jun 09 2013

But I don't get it u didn't put any cooked tut dal.... I'm confused

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1sonidip Posted on Sun Jun 09 2013

Wow nice

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Neththra'sVision Posted on Sun Jun 09 2013

I like this sambhar a lot, and love the aroma of compound hing and fenugreek seeds, both of them are very important ingredients used to make ayurvedic medicine that heal a lot of diseases.I'll make this with less chilli, I will pour 3 sambar spoo

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Prashantha Naik Posted on Sun Jun 09 2013

chef can v use grated coconut instead of choppd?

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mrmmhxx Posted on Sun Jun 09 2013

thanks from this little bengali what a great recipes, always love the show ,,,,great guru.

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namrata patra Posted on Sun Jun 09 2013

yet another super duper recipe love u chef God bless!!!!!!!!!

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rajkiran boggala Posted on Sun Jun 09 2013

Sanjay, you're awesome...dip if, sip it... Eat it. Wow wow wow..

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nagairaj Posted on Sun Jun 09 2013


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rajia sultana Posted on Sun Jun 09 2013

plzzz show how to make idli

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VahChef Posted on Sun Jun 09 2013


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ganga bhavani Posted on Mon Jun 10 2013

great recipe. thank u chef

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