Nendram Pazham Sambar

The main ingredient of this sambar is a fruit. This sweet and sour version of our humble sambar is sure to tickle the taste buds of those who love to experiment


Nendram pazham— 1

Tuvar dal —1 cup

Tamarind —lemon size

Turmeric pwd —1/2 teaspoon

Sambar pwd— 1 1/2 teaspoon

Asafoetida —1/4 teaspoon

Salt —1 teaspoon

Sesame oil —- 1 tsp

Mustard seeds —1/2 teaspoon

Few curry leaves.


Pressure cook the tuvar dal. Soak the tamarind in water for 15 minutes and extract the juice. Cut the pazham into thick slice. Boil the pazham in tamarind juice ,adding turmeric pwd, sambar pwd,asafetida and salt in medium heat for about 5 minutes. Be careful not to overcook the pazham.Now add the cooked and mashed dal, give a stir. If necessary add extra water to get a proper consistency and allow to simmer for about 3-4 minutes. Heat oil in a kadai,add mustard seeds,when they splutter,add the curry leaves,add this to sambar. Nendram pazham sambar ready.


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