Easy Parupu Sambar/Parupu Kulambu

1:03 AM Chandra Karthikeyan 0 Comments


  • Toor dal - 1 cup
  • Shallot onions/ Sambar Onion- 3 to 4
  • Garlic Pods - 2
  • Tomato - 1
  • Green Chilli - 1
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt - as required


  • Mustard seeds: 1/2 tbsp
  • Red chillies - 3
  • Curry leaves - few
  • chilli vadagam - few [you can easily get this vadagam in most of the supermarkets]


  • In a pressure cooker, add toor dal, sliced onion, sliced tomato, finely chopped garlic, chopped green chilli, turmeric powder, and salt.
  • Pressure cook this ingredients, let the whistle blow for at least 4 or 5 times, so that the ingredients are nicely cooked and blended.
  • In a frying pan, add mustard, curry leaves, red chillies, and chilli vadagam.
  • Add this to the parupu, now your sambar is ready.

Note: If you don't have vadagam, don't worry, leave it and add the other garnishing items.
Preparation Time: 15 to 20 minutes.
This is the simple version of sambar and you can prepare this very easily. Add ghee to the rice before adding sambar, it tastes yummy. Nothing can beat this taste.


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