Beetroot Sambar / Cukandar Sambar is a colorful and healthy side dish with rice or roti.
Peel beetroot and chop them.
Soak tamarind in water for 20 minutes.
Add the ingredients listed under “To Pressure Cook” and pressure cook for 3 whistles. Allow the pressure cooker to release on its own. Open the pressure cooker.
Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a frying pan. Add in oil, add in Cumin seeds and Fenugreek seeds and allow it to splutter.
Add in Curry leaves and onion and saute them.
Add in beetroot and saute them for few minutes.
Add in the tamarind paste cook until the beetroot gets tender.
Now take the dal mixture in the pressure cooker. Mash the dal using a hand blender or a spatula.
Add in the beetroot mixture into the dal mixture. Add salt to taste.
Add in Sambar powder. Cook until the masala blends well. Heat a pan add in the ingredients listed under “To Tamper” section and saute them. Add the tampering mixture on top of the sambar.
Beetroot Sambar is now ready to serve.
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