Coconut Sambhar


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An unique version of a typical traditional south indian delicacy, sambhar. Coconut sambar has lentils mixed with coconut paste and cooked with spices and authentic tempering ingredients. A nice variation of sambar recipe.

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Coconut Sambhar recipe - How to make Coconut Sambhar

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings

  1. Roast the mustard seeds, fenugeek seeds and curry leaves in a little oil for 1 minute.
  2. Cool and blend in a mixer along with the fresh coconut till smooth. Keep aside.
  3. Boil the vegetables in tamarind extract and add salt and a pinch of turmeric powder and boil till the vegetables are cooked.
  4. Add the ground paste, mix well and bring to a boil.
  5. Add the seasoning, mix well and serve hot with rice.

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This recipe was contributed by Ranjani on 25 Aug 2011

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