A staple of South Indian cuisine, Sambar is healthy lentil based vegetable stew that tastes best when served with idli, dosa or even plain and simple steamed rice. A gravy using tomato puree is prepared to which plethora of spices, tamarind paste and vegetables are added to enhance the taste and flavour of this supremely tasty dish. Even though it is an integral part of the south Indian cuisine, it is loved across the length and breath of the country. Try this easy and simple recipe of Sambar to break free from the monotony of your daily meals.
--> Even though Sambar tastes best with other south Indian accompaniments like idli and dosa, it can be eaten with roti and steamed rice as well --> For added taste, you can also add a teaspoon full of ghee to it before serving