Heating up ingredients on a frying pan without oil, making sambar powder by dry roasting is a quick way to create a more mild flavoured version of the powder.The ingredients are red chillies,curry leaves,coriander seeds dry,1/2 teaspoon of jeera, 2 peices of coconut,channa dal,urad dal,black pepper,hing powder and a pinch of rice so that the mixture becomes little thick.
Preparation of Sambhar
Cook the Toor dal for 15 minutes
Meanwhile cut all vegetables in to medium pieces
Put all these vegetables in the dal which is already cooked . Add salt,chilli powder :1 spoon, Sambar powder which is grinded, 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric, juice from tamarind
Mix everything properly and put the cooker for 1 whistle .Remove the Sambhar in a Bowl and after that put the tadka with cumin seeds,urad dal,channa dal,curry leaves,red chilles,mustard seeds
The Sambhar is ready to be served. This Sambhar can be served with Idli, Dosa , Vada, Upma.Depending upon the requirements.