This is a different type of finger licking

sambhar innovated sambhar by me today .

How different? I boiled one big onion,ground it

and added to this sambhar.

Already I have posted 4 varieties of sambhar.

Click link to know variations!

This is an addition to it.Each sambhar is unique

So do try and let me know your valued

comments !

This was made with only ash gourd ( white

pumpkin),and moong dal ( pasiparuppu)was

used.You could try with any other vegetables,

but this gourd has a lovely taste .


1 cup moong dal cooked till soft

1 cup ash gourd cut into cubes

1 tomato

1/2 tsp chilli powder

1.5 tsp coriander powder

1/2 tsp turmeric

1 big boiled onion

Salt to taste

1 tsp jaggery

Mixture to be ground coarsely ( without water)

1/4 coconut

A tiny piece tamarind

7-8 dry chillies

1 tsp cummin seeds

A pinch of fenugreek seeds

1 tbsp tuvar dal

3 marati moggu( kapok buds)

( for those of you who do not know marati moggu)

For tempering

2 tbsp ghee+oil

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

1/4 tsp asafoetida powder

Curry leaves

2 dry chillies


•First grind the ingredients listed for grinding


•Add boiled onion and grind coarsely,and set


•Heat oil,add asafoetida first ,next curry

leaves ,and then the rest listed for tempering .

•Add in the vegetable with turmeric salt,

tomato,and the rest of the spices.

•Cook till vegetable is done.

•Add a little water if you like .

•Add mashed dal and 2 -3 cups water.

•Add ground mixture , jaggery and allow till a

boil .

•Garnish with coriander leaves!


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