Sunday, March 6, 2011



Radish - 150gms sliced
Toor dal - 1cup
Tamarind - lemon sized
Sambhar powder - 4tsp
Water - 3cups (for boiling dal)
Curry leaves - a sprig
Hing - pinch
Haldi - 1/4tsp


Oil - 1tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2tsp
Methi seeds - 1/4tsp


1. Take 1cup of toor dal  wash the dal nicely.
2. Pressure cook the dal  for three whistles.

3. Soak the tamarind in water.

4. Slice the radish into thin slices.

5. Extract the juice from the soaked tamarind.


6.Add 4 tsp of sambhar powder  (I used homemade sambhar powder. Will post the recipe for that later) in the tamarind extract.

7. Mix the sambhar powder well.

8. Add a pinch of hing.

9. Add washed curry leaves, and salt.

10. Mix them well.

11. Add sliced radish to this mixture.

12. Allow it to boil.

13. In the mean time mash the cooked dal.

14. Once the radish is cooked add the mashed dal.

15. Take a small skillet and add oil for tadka.

16. Add mustars seeds and let then pop well.

17. Add  methi seeds and add the tadka to the sambar.

18. Yummy  radish sambhar is ready to serve................................