Instant Pot  Sambar

This Sambar recipe will show you how to make sambar and get a wonderful soup to go with your Indian meals. This is an authentic sambar recipe for an Andhra Sambar--one that has been handed down for generations.

What you'll need: 

– Toor Dal – Water – Canned Tomatoes – Onion – Sugar – Kosher Salt – Turmeric – Cayenne Pepper – Sambhar Powder – Tamarind Concentrate – Frozen Pearl Onions – Green beans – Ghee – Black Mustard Seeds – Dried Red Chilis – Curry Leaves

First Cooking Cycle

First Cooking Cycle 1. Make sure you have your Sambar Masala blend made up. 2. Add dal, water, tomatoes, chopped onion, sugar, salt, turmeric, cayenne and sambhar spice blend to the inner liner of your Instant Pot. 3. Cook for 10 minutes at high pressure. Allow the pot to sit undisturbed for 10 minutes. 4. Blend together the dal and vegetables.

Second Cooking Cycle

1. To the blended dal mix, add water, tamarind concentrate, veggies. 2. Cook for 2 minutes at high pressure. 3. In a saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon of ghee. When hot, add mustard seeds, the whole red chilies, and the curry leaves. Allow the mustard seeds to splutter about 30 seconds. 4. Pour this hot, flavored ghee onto the sambar, garnish with chopped cilantro and serve.

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