Try this simple yet delicious south Indian Lunch ideas Rice with Easy pressure cooker sambar, Aviyal, Grated raw mango pickle and curd.
Many people have asked me for quick and easy recipes. Also many have requested me to write recipes in Malayam. So keeping your request in mind, I am trying to post more easy to make recipes.
Toor dal – 1 cup
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida – a small piece
Ladies finger, cut into 2 pieces – 6 nos
Drumsticks, cut lengthwise – 2 nos
Tomato, sliced- 1 no
Potato, carrot, pumpkin, ashgourd and cluster beans cut into pieces- 2 cups or as needed
Shallots/kunjulli – 1/4 cup
Tamarind, gooseberry sized – soak in 1/2 cup of water
Instant sambar powder – 3 tbsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Chilli powder – 1/2 – 1 tsp
Coconut oil – 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Dry red chillies, slit – 2 nos
Coriander leaves for garnishing
Pressure cook toor dal, turmeric powder and salt with 3 cups of water for 3 – 4 whistles. When the pressure releases, open the cooker. Add vegetables along with tamarind water. Again cook for one whistle. Do not overcook.
Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds, red chillies and curry leaves . Now add sambar powder, red chilli powder( soaked in little water). Saute on a low flame for a minute. Pour this over the curry. Now bring the curry to a boil and switch off the stove.
Tips;- Check the consistency of the sambar again and add little more water if required.
15 thoughts on “Easy pressure cooker sambar”
I love this sambar with dal and drumsticks. Now I am thinking of capati bread!
I usually make it this way…its so easy and gets ready so fast…aa sambar kandittu eppol veshannu thudangi
Perfect sambar – fast, easy and yummy!!
It looks very tasty!
Simple and fast recipe and the sambar looks delicious..
I love sambar with any south indian dishes 🙂
This is comfort food! One of my favourites!
Lovely nice recipe
Adipoli sambar, njan pressure cooker sambar try cheythuittla ini try cheyanam
This is how I make my sambar when I have my sambar powder in stock… 🙂
Quick & easy sambar recipe…….must try.
Love this quick and easy sambhar recipe. Will give it a go sometime! 🙂
I make sambar this way. This is indeed an easy way. Looks so delicious..!!!